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  1. LiefDuivel

    Weird behavior or normal for this time of year?

    Hey yall! long time no chirp, but i've had a busy year! It's a pretty dry time of year, and my 7 yo budgie Genji, always sneezes a little more often this time of year. But this year i'm noticing it's more often than normal, along with a few other things. He's sneezing 5 or so times a day and...
  2. N

    Itchy bird :(

    I just got 2 green conures from someone today. One of them is pulling feathers out under his neck and his tail as well as itching quite a lot. I am taking him to a vet as soon as possible after i call tomorrow but i was wondering what could be the cause of this? She did not disclose this before...
  3. R

    Cockatiel is super itchy! Need advice!

    Hi my one and a half year old cockatiel has been itching like crazy and when she preens will make little painful cries. I'm not sure if shes maybe shes itchy because she about to molt? But she hasn't started losing feathers so I'm not sure. Will they get itchy before molting? Could it be mites...
  4. C

    Turquoise GCC Plucking and Over-itching nose

    I have a Turquoise Green Cheek Conure, and she has not been doing well lately. First, winter in NJ is pretty horrendous for birds overall. Low humidity, cold, etc. We're limited in how much heat we can turn up, but overall, their aviary temperature is 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit. The humidity...
  5. KatieKess

    Urgent Open sore on back?

    Hi everyone! My cockatiel Marvin has had very dry / itchy skin as of recently. I realized that the humidity in our home was very low- about 30%. I bought a hydrometer and am now keeping track of the humidity levels in his room, and I also bought a humidifier which is near his cage. I’ve been...
  6. Skyandkiwi

    Is my budgies forehead okay?

    Hey everyone, Can someone please reassure me that sky’s forehead is just normal moulting? It’s never been this bad before and I have also noticed that she has many pin feathers on her wings. Her tail feathers have came out as well and I am guessing that new ones will grow back soon. I have seen...
  7. hrafn

    My pets' health will be the death of me

    Morgan's stressing me out again. This time it's an issue with her skin. The skin of her ears has turned black, and scaly around the edges, she has blackheads all over her back half, she's always itchy, and she has dandruff. I'm hoping it's just allergies, but she has other symptoms that lead...
  8. Leih


    Hi guys! Not sure if this is the right forum for this but my conure Galahad is itchy. He's not really into bathing, although this morning I wet him down around his head and neck with filtered water. I set up a humidifier facing his cage and left a bowl for him to (hopefully) splash in. Right now...
  9. B

    Is my bird moulting?

    My ringneck is supposedly around one and a half years old, and we got him around a week and a half ago due to him having to be rehomed as fast as possible. Frankie (now accepting new name suggestions too) has been itching like crazy! He loves his spray showers and seems to calm down a little...
  10. hyacinthlove

    Urgent Anybody ever seen this skin condition?

    We had a rough winter and our house was very cold so he had a heater next to his cage to keep him from getting too cold, especially at night. When I first found the scabs I thought he had just scratched himself raw from being too dry (believe me, I was sick about it. I did my best to keep him...
  11. Sulphy Too

    Cockatoo dust allergies?

    Hello to everyone on this wonderful forum: I am a ten year owner of a sulphur crested cockatoo I have had since he was a baby bird .He is one of the best things that ever happened to me and is my best friend . He does not see much of his cage other than when he sleeps in it or if I go away...
  12. Emrarrr

    Itchy Lorikeet!!

    I apologise in advance for the lengthy post but this is really frustrating me and I really want to find out what is going on with my beloved boy! Ok so I have a 3 year old DNA sexed male Rainbow Lorikeet who has been having a frustrating itching/night time wheezing issue for awhile on and off...