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  1. J

    black poop!!!!

    This morning my conure pooped on me and it looked fine, a little watery if anything, but fine. Later in the day, I went to clean one of her lower perches off bc they always get pooped on, and I noticed that there was black or very dark poop on it. Some of it was new some was crusty. Should I be...
  2. S

    Video Help! My female cockatiel is making strange and concerning noises!

    As of this morning, Cicero started making these weird ''snotty/clicking'' and ''hiccup'' sounds. I have no clue as to what they are or if she's in any danger. I'm worried that maybe she's sick or has something caught in her throat. However, her poop is normal and she doesn't really have the...
  3. Pastel

    Vegetables, homemade seed mix and eggs for my budgie?

    Hi! I’m getting my first budgie tomorrow. I’ve been getting prepared for about three weeks. There is only one thing i’m not sure i got right: healthy eating. After alot of research, I made my own mix using organic seeds. I’m looking for feedback and making sure so i will share my recipe: 50%...
  4. G

    HELP. DO YOU KNOW WHAT THIS IS?

    So I just notice this white thing on my 10 month old cockatiels beak. It’s appeared within the last couple of hours out of no where. Please help me by telling me if you have any ideas on what this is because I’m really worried. Thank you
  5. M

    Help! my cockatiel is having muted chirps

    Im a fairly new bird owner and I have a cockatiel about 6mth old. Recently (1wk ago), I went out and came back in the evening, there were a few specks of blood at the bottom of her cage, it had come from her wing. It was clotted so I thought it was alright (vets near my area are really...
  6. J

    Parakeet Developed a Recuring Cyst That Keeps Growing - Deperately Seekin Advice - Thanks

    Hello everyone, First time posting a thread, long time fan and visitor. Over the years I have come here looking for advice and info about raising and caring for parakeets and am very thankful and grateful for everyone who contributes. I have a special needs family member and the parakeets bring...
  7. N

    10 week old Eclectus with infection and PVD

    Hi all, sorry for the long back story. Miss Ruby is a 10.5 week old Eclectus. At 2 weeks old she was taken from her mum when it was discovered that she had taken three of her toes off. It must have happened very early as by the time she was taken, they looked completely healed and there was no...
  8. M

    Gooey yellow poop, but only once?

    Hi there! I adopted a 3-month-old budgie girl about 5 days ago. She is starting to adjust to her cage and get comfortable with my presence, she eats great, and seems generally healthy aside from a bit of dry sneezing (my apartment is a bit dry in the winter and she’s molting). Two days ago, I...
  9. Char.bird

    Sitting on the bottom of the cage and sleeping

    Hi everyone I hope your doing well. It’s been about 3 months since I posted about boo sitting on the bottom of the cage and she had stopped and gone back to normal until now. Over the last week or so I have noticed that my budgie boo has started sitting on the bottom of the cage and is always...
  10. J

    head shaking conure

    Lately (as in this morning), my gcc has started rapidly shaking her head. When I tried to look it up, all I could get was information on head bobbing or African Greys. This is not head bobbing but a side to side really quick shaking of her head, like when a dog shakes out their fur, but it's...
  11. Kile

    Vet Visit

    We have a vet visit this afternoon scheduled for Boo and the budgies just to check up on them and make sure everything is alright with Boo. I noticed yesterday she began to limp as if her foot was injured and it has continued today. Could have sprained something but I also want to make sure it...
  12. B

    Sudden behaviour change?

    My cockatiel,bee, is 15 months old.shes usually very cheeky and mean but the last few days she's been extra cuddly , and has even hidden in a blankie even tho she doesn't like being covered. She plays and forages like normal and droppings look normal I'm worried but I also think she might just...
  13. CGrillo

    Weight Health

    In my last thread in spoke about how luke was back to a healthy weight after his antibiotics caused him to not eat. Luke now seems to be making up for all the food he hasn’t eaten on his meds and seems to be stuck at 1.5 oz When they should weigh around 1.1-1.4 oz. He doesn’t seem to get much...
  14. U

    Urgent Cockatoo behaviour

    Hi, i need an advice on description below! My cockatoo is 3 years old this year. Recently, he started “freaking out”, flying crazily out of a sudden. It happened 3 times, the aftermath of the first is as shown in the attach image where his legs are folded inwards and stood that way. I saw an...
  15. Angela_2

    Tweety is making progress ^^!!!

    Hi there! So it's been almost 4 months with my parrot( IRN) As you can see in my profile picture he was molting and his body wasn't in good condition But after all that hard time i can tell he's more than fine now! His fluff chest almost covered! And he's got new yellow feathers in his nape...
  16. L

    Linnie Health Questions.

    Hello, I own a 2 year old Linnieolated or Barred parakeet named Nico and I have some health questions about him. First of all, his eyes look strange to me. As seen in the pictures below, he has partly foggy pupils. This does not worry me as his eyes have been like that for a long time without...
  17. Asalar

    White balls in poop

    My little cockatiel just recovered from salmonella under a week ago, now is he a little tired from the medication as the vet told me but now, I just woke him up and had him on a table with me and he pooped this weird poop, it has green thing around it and has white balls in the middle, after a...
  18. jujubeat

    Consistent Polyuria

    Hello everyone!!! First time poster here ^__^ I have a female budgie named Juju and she is the absolute love of my life! I wanted to come on here and introduce myself and hopefully get acquainted with my fellow fid lovers. I also wanted to talk about Juju's recent medical history and hopefully...
  19. niamhk

    conure eating boogies!!

    So isla my sun/ jenday/ sunday conure she LOVES to preen my face. It’s normally my lips or nose... i always try too move but she’s very determined haha! so saliva isn’t good for them but i didn’t know about snot and them preening noses. she doesn’t really like to preen the outside of my nose...
  20. rebecca252

    Millers exposed to cleaning products?

    Hi everyone! I have a big bag of millet which is stored underneath my stairs in a cupboard. However, my parents cleaned out the cupboard with strong cleaning products whilst I was away, and didn’t think to remove the bag of opened millet. I think I already know the answer, but I’m assuming this...
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