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  1. S

    Salt poisoning

    I’ll start off with a thank you to avian avenue and the people sharing their stories. I thought I was prepared for a bird have experience working with and caring for other peoples birds but opted for the economical option of raising chickens and ducks instead of the exotic bird I have always...
  2. 3.7

    safety/caring tips for my injured bird?

    HELLO!!! idk if this is the right thread thing to be posting on but i need to ask this question asap cus the doctor was rlly vague about it :(((…. id love any type of help or tips! My red breasted parakeet almost got squashed to death by my baby cousin on accident just earlier today… :(...
  3. MatthewLee

    Young IRN with rough looking tail feathers

    I just got my Indian Ringneck Halsey in early June and have been trying my best to work with her daily as well as give her plenty fresh veggies and fruits daily. I noticed earlier during her bath time that some of her tail feathers are looking kind of rough, Could she be tearing them up on...
  4. C

    Hand rearing advice

    Local pet shop had a budgie abandoned so I took it in as I have kept budgies before (not a breeder) whilst I was on my way to collect, I was told that it looks like the mother bird had thrown out the chick and had left the nest. I told them to put the chick back in the nest and leave until I got...
  5. mori100

    Antisocial budgie? concerned with behavior

    hello, i have two budgies and they are the first ones i've ever taken care of, so i am a pretty new budgie owner... i have a few questions regarding their behavior, im not really sure if i should be worried or not :shrug: and i also apologize if using "antisocial" in the title is considered...
  6. S

    What should I do?

    Hi! I recently purchased an expensive and large second hand Kings Cages cage for my African grey. After taking it home I saw that there are a few small rusty spots on it. What should I do to fix it?
  7. Y

    Searching for long term bird boarding!!!!

    hello all! i currently own a female cockatiel who i cannot have within my house right now for one year (august 2024-2025) due to family issues… this is sadly a stressful situation for me as i love her deeply and do not want to potentially rehome her, but cannot find a place locally (phoenix az)...
  8. C

    Troubling, Costly, and Messy New Eating Habit

    Hello All, My second time posting here. The first time, I was very impressed by the answers I received. Thank you so much. I have tried to include as much relevant information as I can in my question, but please let me know if you have a follow-up question for me. This topic of this question is...
  9. M

    Cockatiel consistently blocked nose

    I have a 5 year old cockatiel who lives with 3 other cockatiels in the same cage and 2 galahs in a different home in the same room. For most of his life, he’s consistently build up blockage in his nostrils that needs clearing every few weeks to few months when it starts impacting his breathing...
  10. M

    HELP! Can't find cause of illness

    Hi, sorry it's going to be a long one because I want to include everything. In December I sadly lost 2 of my budgies due to what I believe was a toxin in the air. I've bought a new air purifier and an air quality monitor now to make sure that never happens again. My budgie that was left had...
  11. H

    First time vet!

    So the time has come; I need to go to the vet with my B&G, Hugo. I have noticed some red areas underneath both of his feet, and although I have seen this before, I think it has gotten worse. I have read about something called “bumblefoot” on the internet. However, I am scared to the bones that...
  12. F

    Advice for very stubborn birds

    Hiya! (there is a TLDR) In September 2023 my mum decided to adopt two male cockatiels. They had been with their previous owners for about 7-8 years and are about 8-9 years old. My mum has gotten sick so I’ve been looking after them pretty much since we got them (about 7 months). The area...
  13. K

    Baby ringneck not eating

    My baby ringneck will not eat, I want to clarify that i am fairly expirienced with handfeeding parrots but this is new to me for context So my irns had two babies one had splay legs so i took it for hand feeding about 3 weeks ago. 4 days ago when i was checking the other baby in the nest, the...
  14. M

    Urgent choking sound after drinking/lethargic

    Ever since we adopted this parakeet three years ago, my parakeet, Mac, makes this weird noise EVERY time he takes a drink of water. Here is the link to a youtube video of him exhibiting the behavior - Odd parakeet behavior after every drink - I hope you can all see it. A about a month ago, Mac...
  15. D

    Fridge Noise keeping my birds up

    I have my fridge in the corner of the living room. The ‘sleep’ cage(aka their normal one) is right across of it about 2m away , slightly to the left. I have measured the noise of the fridge when it does make it with a app once or twice and it was about 30-34db then, but it sounds a lot louder...
  16. T

    Help! Give me link to Ivermectin 0.1% - Mite treatment for small birds

    Help! Give me link to Ivermectin 0.1% - Mite treatment for small birds I have 4 budgies and 2 cockatiels all I believe have feathered mites. One showing signs for 2 months vet can’t see me till May 13. I don’t want them to die. The ones that’s bad has gotten super bad in 1 day. All feathers...
  17. A

    Urgent Advice on African Grey

    My parrot's eyes are half open and the bottom area looks swollen. She also has her mouth open and makes a squeaking noise, kind of like a dog toy ever so often. We have been to the vets (stated it was an avian vet) but I don't think it was. I have an appointment on Thursday to see an avian vet...
  18. Gabby_l7

    Needing some more advice again...

    So I posted a thread a while back now asking for some moulting advice with my sparrow, and now I keep having this new issue that I'm not sure how to resolve but I'm worried for his safety. So I mentioned in the previous thread that he is very skittish and gets easily frightened. There have been...
  19. C

    advice: rehoming my cockatiel

    Hi everyone, im making this post for advice. I'm was thinking about possibly rehoming my 6 year old female cockatiel :( (which is absolutely devastating for me to even think about). For some context, I got her when I was in high school after my brother got a cockatiel (who unfortunately died)...
  20. WatDoing

    Indian Ringneck help!!

    I’ve had Blueberry for about a year now I got him when he was 11 months old. He was the bird no one wanted because how aggressive he was, ofc I took him because he deserves love just like anyone else! He’s not aggressive with me what’s so ever but everyone else he will scream at, he will never...
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