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  1. AussieBird

    Continuation of LJ's Health Stuff

    The poor guy looked like misery today :( I am hoping he's just still recovering from his appointment yesterday. He'll probably be going in again soon, maybe Friday unless he doesn't improve tomorrow. For those who haven't been following his medical stuff LJ has been the vet twice in the last two...
  2. M

    Why is my sun conure making this noise?

    I’m pretty worried since my sun conure keeps making this noise. Is this normal? She doesn’t have a runny nose, is very active, pooping and eating and playing like normal. I’ve heard Sun conures make a variety of different noises which are usually harmless but this one really gets me a bit...
  3. L

    Does anyone use Bird Butlers?

    Hi, do any of you guys use the bird butler system with brass nozzle? I’be been using it since April and now I’m reading brass can be toxic. The company has assured me they are safe but I’m still feeling stressed and looking for some comfort from anyone who uses the brass nozzle ones. Thank you...
  4. paimeezy

    are my budgies tail feathers okay?

    when i first got my budgie, his tail feathers were already pretty janky. he isn’t molting much yet, he’s still pretty young, but i was wondering if his tail will turn out healthy and fine? i got him a few weeks ago. his name is morax. ive also noticed his balance isn’t always the best, and i was...
  5. alliered

    Seeking perspective of death of a canary.

    Hello, I've very recently been hit with the grieving process of an old canary of mine. This happened when I was maybe a pre-teen, and I'm 23 now, so it would've been over a decade ago. I also generally have memory issues, so I may have difficulty remembering specifics. Please do exercise...
  6. GalaxyDog9

    How do I make my house smell nice? (Bird friendly)

    So ya, my title says it all lol. Am I forgetting something? No essential oils, air fresheners, or candles. Also feel free to share chop recipes! :)
  7. BirdLady13

    Safest for Topical Use

    *For use on parrot feet and/or beak.
  8. M

    Health help!

    Hello I hope I am posting this in the right section but I do need help with my two eclectus. I had just gotten these two over the weekend. I am including pictures. I would love some input… to me the female looks in bad shape. Male might be molting? Do they look very sick? Female isn’t as active...
  9. S

    My 1.5 to 2 month lutino cockatiel has a bald spot on his back of head/neck

    I got the 1.5 to 2 months old Lutino cockatiel 2 days ago and it seems that she has a bald spot on back of her head/neck, she has these pointed hairs or something pointy on the bald spot. I am not sure if this is something concerning, please help! I attached the photos of her.
  10. Riollkou

    What chemicals are safe to use around birds?

    Hi! Created an account just to ask this question lol I have a 4yo cockatiel that I've had for three years now, I love her to bits and always want to ensure her safety. I've tried to read up on this topic as much as I could but never really got clear enough answers to satisfy my worries so I...
  11. T

    Unusual poop from Kiwi :(

    Hello, So my cockatiel (female) is now around 6 to 7 years old :D. However, she had an unusual poop :(. Kiwi likes to cuddle up or sleep during the day like her friends... this is nothing unusual... but I cannot decide whether she is feeling sick and cuddles/sleeps due to that or not:/... I did...
  12. mybirdandi

    911 Injured cockatiel. Help

    Old wound opened up after he fell from his quarantine cage. It’s a pyrostyle injury. I’m worried about the recovery. He’s taking antibiotics since Friday and I’ve started topical ointment today which is why it’s wet. Does it look very concerning ?
  13. S

    Mating

    Hello everyone! I'm new here and I was wondering if it's bad to never let your budgie mate?...like ever I have a female pet budgie and I have no plans on making her mate with another budgie. Your opinions will be very much appreciated. ☺️
  14. Haydenb

    Is smoking Cannabis near birds safe?

    Yes I know it's kind of a stupid and rather humorous question but, is it safe to smoke canibis or delta-8 in the same room as my bird & if so, is there a safest way to smoke canibis near the bird? Obviously I wouldn't blow smoke into my birds face but I want to make sure that it isn't as...
  15. Q

    My Chicken is Deaf?

    A few months ago I got a flock of nine different chickens, all hand raised and I pay a lot of attention to all of them. One of my birds, a Mille Fleur d'Uccle Bantam Which I've named Also Mine, Amy, or Amelia). I've noticed some strange behaviour around her, and did some tests and I'm fairly...
  16. C

    Urgent Lovebird Spitting up White Foam in Morning

    Hi my lovie is 5 years old and she’s been acting normal but since yesterday in the morning she has been spitting up white foam. She’s known for regurgitating all the time on her toys but always food. i took her to the vet and they did blood work and an x ray and here are the photos the vet...
  17. N

    Is baking playdough/clay safe?

    i hope this is the right place for this question! i want to make craft jewelry and all my other methods have failed. i thought clay/playdough would be a good idea, but i dont know if it would release fumes or something. so, is it safe?
  18. S

    Injured cockatiel wing

    My cockatiel Coco 5 months old has his wing dropping and is really sleepy. His wing was like this earlier today so we took him to a vet and they said it was due to an abnormal blood feather so they pulled it out and then he was looking good again. About 20 minutes ago though he was walking...
  19. Windsilver

    Budgie Has a Tumor - Euthanasia

    Hello Friends - I rescued my budgie about a year ago; I think she is 7 or 8 years old now. She pants very hard and droops her wings. Aside from that she still gets around okay and eats; although she does sleep a lot. She has been diagnosed with a tumor that is causing her to build up fluid in...
  20. Haydenb

    Any reccomendations for a bird safe space heater?

    Hi; I'm in the market for a space heater because where I live; it gets extremely cold in the winter & I want to get a space heater so my GCC won't get sick from the cold. It only has to heat up a medium-sized room &'d prefer if it was compact. Also any other things I should buy that will help...
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