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health advice

  1. S

    I’ve had my bird for 4 years now and she never has laid eggs

    I got my cockatiel in 2017. I’ve had her 3 years, starting to turn into 4 years in a few months. I’m not too well informed about female cockatiel breeding knowledge since I’ve never experienced any of that kind of behaviour from my bird. I just thought that I didn’t need it. I noticed since the...
  2. S

    HELP - Yellow crust found on budgie's eyes

    Hello, Thank you so much for your time. I'm really worried about my baby. Yesterday I noticed yellow crust around the eye corners of my budgie for both eyes. He's around one year old, otherwise healthy and playful. I'm worried that this might be mites or a fungal infection which may lead to...
  3. jmorris124

    New Grey, bornavirus advice please!! (and thank u :)

    I bought a baby african grey (I know shopping is bad, but I looked everywhere for a rescue and couldn't find one) and I'm scheduled to take her home august 1st once she weans. I visit her almost every day, I've already taught her to eat chop, and have so many toys, a huge cage, play stand...
  4. Moonrift

    Question about watery poop!

    Hi everyone! Lately my 2 year old cockatiel has been occasionally having watery poops. His behaviour and eating habits haven’t changed at all and he isn’t on a different diet. I’m hesitant to take him to the vet as he gets extremely stressed out and doesn’t do great when I’m not in the room...
  5. J

    Apple Cider Vinegar?

    Hi, I recently read that a few drops of apple cider vinegar in my cockatiel's water bowl and in her chop can help reduce bacterial growth and can provide her nutrients. Is this true and safe? Any comments on how much I shld give my 8month cockatiel if it's safe and healthy to do so? Thanks in...
  6. peachypjm

    What's everyone's favorite fresh foods they feed everyday?

    just wanted to look at what you guys all feed for fresh food daily, I'm always looking for new things to try.
  7. Shack

    My tiel is sleeping and eating allot, is she ill?

    Her age is between 3 and 5 months, and she seems to always be either eating or sleeping. It looks to me like she's eating a fair bit over the recommended daily food amount for tiels, and whenever she's not eating she's asleep or foraging for more food. To me she looks like she might be a bit...
  8. B


    Hi! My name is Bean. My baby Didgeridoo just had an amputation and is in a cone. Prior, whenever me or my fiancee is home he is out of his cage free to fly. He isn't taking well to being in a cone, a smaller cage, and unable to fly around. He is now plucking/pulling at the bars which he's never...
  9. sgyoung

    Dry Skin?

    Hi everyone, I just noticed my sun conure has pretty dry skin on one of his legs and is chewing the dead skin off. There is a little patch that also looks like it might have bled a bit. I am attaching a photo of this. This makes me very sad and concerned as I don’t want him to get into any bad...
  10. MossyBird

    My cockatiel has abnormal droppings.

    Hi y’all. I’m honestly not sure what to do right now or if I’m posting in the right place so please forgive me if I posted in the wrong place but today my cockatiel, Tiki, started having yellow droppings. There is still the white part in them but they’re just not his usual green. I have recently...
  11. darbycrash

    Urgent Budgie vent looks swollen?

    Hello, I'm new here but I would like some advice. My budgies vent appears swollen and there's feather loss that I've just noticed. She's also been exhibiting this behaviour where she sticks her tail feathers up in the air and her vent sort of pulsates? Would like to know if this requires a vet...