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  1. B

    Zebra Finch Cage

    I have a pair of zebra finches they are in a 42 inch wide, 22 inch deep and 37 inch tall cage. My local pet store is saying I could put 8 finches in there (4 pairs). I want to make sure that is appropriate and he is not just trying to get me to buy more. How many finches could that cage house...
  2. B

    Zebra Finch Housing

    I am new to Zebra Finches, I got a male and female from a friend with the intent to bring life to the house. Indeed it did. They are in a 42 inch wide, 22 inch deep and 37 inch tall cage. They quickly bonded and it’s been about 3 and half weeks. The male built a nest but they rarely sleep in it...
  3. doucmates

    Urgent I need advice asap

    After months of searching and contacting lots of vets near the area I thought I finally found an avian vet but I was wrong. My cockatiel had constant yawning, sneezing and clicky breathing and nothing else. I went to the appointment and he checked her poop under a microscope and done x-rays to...
  4. M

    Breeder birds

    Hello, I need any help or advise. I am considering purchasing a pair of eclectus. The person I am going to purchase these birds from said he had them for two years and had 4 chicks over the two years. They are aged 6-7 years old. The female was always a breeder, the male was a pet turned...
  5. J

    Urgent Urgent!! Help!! Crop hasn’t empty

    Hello, I have a 10 day old chick that has been doing well over the last week, slowly gaining weight, while Ive been hand-feeding it myself after it was abandoned by its parents. Its the first time Im doing this but have followed all the rules online on how to hand rear the a chick from young...
  6. N

    Baby green cheek with badly splayed legs

    Hi! I’m new here so I’m sorry if I don’t format properly. I just took in a baby green cheek with two badly splayed legs. I was told this bird was about five weeks but appears much younger. I am handfeeding this baby now. I didn’t want him to be put down. my vet made some hobbles for him and I...
  7. BabyBirdMa

    Avian Flu???

    So apparently there’s an avian flu going around that’s highly contagious to all birds and caused a bunch of turkeys to be put down. I can’t find any information about this disease so I’m reaching out here. How deadly is it to birds? Can it be treated at all? What is the treatment? What should I...
  8. cricketiel

    Diagnosed with Avian Gastric Yeast

    My 2 year old cockatiel was just diagnosed with avian gastric yeast (AGY) and started on 0.2 mL of Amp B every 12 hours for 10 days, but I am still worried. Reading about this disease is quite scary, and I am really at a loss of what to do. Is there a possibility that this could be another...
  9. pippo

    My budgie's friends caught by cat, now she is depressed, what should I do?

    I had three young budgies (around 30-40 days old). I handfed them all but they just started eating by themselves. I always kept them out of the cage, they wandered and flew within my whole room all the time. But they slept in the cage at night. These three budgies were always together, they ate...
  10. G

    triton cockatoo, need help

    I have a bird, Wacko, she's a 32 year old Triton cockatoo. We have had her for 17 years. We have had to have her fostered a couple of times (as briefly as possible) due to instability in living situation. Now we are having to move again and have nowhere to go, as you may know trying to be in...
  11. A

    I need some help (Sad update #3)

    Hello I found a baby mouse bird 3 days ago I have been feeding him mango,banana,raspberries,spinach(found this on your site)when I found him he was very active but today when I checked on him he was very very tired when I found him there was like a bubble of blood under his wing it’s getting...
  12. M

    Concerned about youngest bird

    Hey! I only plan to use this account for this one question, I'm seriously having a hard time right now :/ So in 2021, I got a new bird! His name is Ocarina. I've wanted another bird for a bit because my current bird, Majora, was alone throughout the day. Might not be necessary info, but my...
  13. Godspoison

    New baby lovie reverted to hand feeding - how to wean again

    Hi everyone, I recently picked up a weaned baby lovebird (about 8 weeks old) that was fully weaned. I understand that some babies may revert to wanting comfort feeds upon arriving to a new home. Unfortunately, this baby doesn't seem remotely interested in eating on his own now that we have...
  14. K

    Help - My new bugie laid 10 eggs

    Our family purchased two budgies. We thought they were to young to breed, we were wrong. I think they are anywhere from 9 to 12 months old. Our female Emi laid two eggs but ate one. I looked up why she ate it and immediately supplied her with crushed egg shells, minched boiled egg, a...
  15. Spearmint

    Please help asap

    my family needs to use cleaning products on the carpet and won’t listen to me about it being unsafe. I’m hysterical right now, don’t know what to do. Can we use this around my bird.
  16. J

    Biting faces

    hey! I just got my self a Quaker, he’s 1 and a half called grinch. Anyway. When he comes on my shoulder he automatically comes straight for my face to bite me, what can I do to prevent this
  17. B

    Dove species? Help please

    Hello all, I’ve attached a photo of what I suspect is a laughing dove but I’ve never seen one with so much white on the wings and tail. could it be a subspecies? I’ve done so much searching online but can’t find anything. I live in South Africa and laughing doves are common and I’ve reared a...
  18. conureluv

    nail polish remover?

    I know it is very toxic, so I used it in my bathroom 2 floors below where Percy is. I can still smell it on my hands, so how long should I wait until I go back up to where he is? (yes, it is acetone based.)
  19. B

    Budgie Fell in Soapy Water

    My budgie was flying and fell into a bucket of floor detergent. I got it out immediately and washed it with warm water, it is now keeping warm and resting. What should I do next, my nearest vet is a hours away.
  20. M

    I need advice for my Quaker Parrot!

    Okay so I have a baby Quaker 3 months old (20 weeks old) and I've had him for maybe a little over a month now and I was wondering how long it takes them to get used to their owners? He's very skittish and doesn't let my hands by him, he won't step up unless I have a treat and it's a wood dowel...