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lovebird advice

  1. L

    Urgent Help! 4 week lovebird not taking handfeed formula

    Hi, I am trying to hand-feed a 4 week old baby which does not even open the mouth after a bit of formula, afterwards whatever I put in her mouth she just throws it off. I am required to for feed her but I am unable to fill the crop for last 24 hours. You can see the bird in the pictures I...
  2. M

    Are my lovebirds compatible ?

    Hey guys so long story .. I have had my lovebird Mushu since March . He was given to me by my mother in law who had a pair. she received them from a friend who Apparently did not want them anymore ( not sure of their genders by the way)..While these two were together Mushu always got the worse...
  3. Z

    Is there something wrong here??

    Hey guys ive realized this with my lovebird who is 1 year old male red face. His crop seems to be pushed inside or something like that as you can see in the photos. No behavioral changes i saw it from almost a month ago ang he eats very well and is very active and playful There are no vets open...
  4. M

    Neck seems red

    Hihi, I need some advice for Buttercup, my 4 weeks old baby lovebird, who still feeds on formula mix. 1. His neck seems red, as attached in the image. Is there something wrong or is normal? 2. When can i introduce bathing to him. Is he too young for a bath?
  5. M

    2 week old Lovebird Stunted growth

    I have a 2 week old Lovebird, 13 days old to be exact, the mother was not taking very good care of her And managed to kill 2 of her babies and abandoned her eggs so I stepped in and decided to hand feed.As of now her eyes have already opened.She does well hand feeding BUT.. her growth seems a...
  6. D

    What lovebird mutation ???

    Hi everyone, recently bought a blue lovebird and was told it was a Fischer. I’m not 100% sure if it is. Can you pls tell me what breed it is and if it is fertile? I attached some pictures of it. Also I have 3 lovebirds which all seem to be paired to each other, is this possible or are they just...
  7. Littlelovebird

    Clumsy bird and owner - Is she ok?

    Hey guys! So I had an accident with Skittles yesterday, and now I feel awful! She seems ok, she is eating, preening, bathing, normal droppings, active as always and doesnt seem to have any injuries but I'm still a bit concerned. So basically last night I walked passed her and she wanted to...
  8. N

    PLEASE HELP newborn baby lovebird with sour crop

    I don’t know what’s wrong with our newborn lovebirds. They are less than one week old and their crop will not go down. Today we also noticed swelling around their abdomen and are taking them to the vet in the morning. We think it might be seeds that their mom fed them but are unsure and just...
  9. sjalfsmord

    Weight loss.

    Hey everyone! I wanted to ask something about Melon's (♂) and Mango's (♀) behaviour+weight. I'm still learning a lot about these little raptors so please help me out. :laughing2: So 1,5 months ago Mango started laying eggs. Melon was constantly feeding her but I guess it wasn't enough for her...
  10. Cinliana

    Urgent Xanthoma or something else?? Help

    Hi all, We have 2 bonded lovebirds 11 years old. We noticed one day ago the female having a yellowish roundish bulge towards her bottom area. We took her to the emergency vet they did an ultrasound and the ER vet on staff said he thought it might be a xanthoma or it could be peritonitis. Have...
  11. Lovingbird

    Will lovebird be ok if separated at night?

    Hi, I have 2 budgies and a lovebird and they seemed to get together very well for the first day but soon the lovebird started picking at one of my budgies feet so I separated them again. I’m now worried that since I separated them now the lovebird May get stressed or such. I’m fine with letting...
  12. Chase Hein

    Natural Perch Problems

    Hey, so I have been needing new perches for my birds for a while. I have three sticks that I have washed with water and striped the bark as much as I could. They are maple. Is there anything that I should do to them to make the sticks sanitary and free of disease, fungus, etc.? Thanks again...
  13. Lovebird27

    What mutation is this lovebird?

    What mutation is this?
  14. Littlelovebird

    handfeeding 7 weeks lovebird

    Hey guys!! I need help! I got a new baby lovebird! She is 7 weeks old and is not completely weaned so I need to feed her twice a day and finish weaning her. Its my second time with a lovebird but my first with the feeding experience! We got her about 3 days ago and she is extremely hungry! Very...
  15. Newbie1000

    New bird advice? :)

    Hi everyone!! I’m looking for any advice you guys could give me! I just received a beautiful Fischer’s lovebird yesterday and although I’ve done some research, I’m still a bit lost on how to give him the best life possible. To start, this little guy is a few years old, I’m not sure how old (the...
  16. Dextine

    They think I'm their mate!

    Hey guys, I own two male lovebirds. They are on a pellet and seed diet and I try to get them used to veggies. They have a very big cage and lots of toys they enjoy. They get 12 hours darkness. I've noticed that if I using a baby voice to talk to them is a hormonal trigger and I am now avoiding...
  17. King_Kaitt

    Getting another bird.

    Hi, I’ve been thinking about getting a lovebird(not for a few months as I want to know a lot more about them) but I have a 4 year old female cockatiel she’s very clingy to me and has always been the only bird in the house. They wouldn’t be housed in the same cage but would be in the same room...
  18. zazu_

    Age estimate?

    Hey y’all, i’m hoping this is in the right category. My family “gifted” me a lovebird baby from their recent.. clutch? They aren’t sure about his age and settled with roughly 4 weeks (???) old. I was doing some browsing through photos and youtube videos and i’ve come to the conclusion that he...
  19. K

    Adopted my moms 14 year old neglected Love Bird

    Hi everyone! I am new here, however I've been browsing for some time now. My mom adopted a love bird 13 years ago, he was already one years old. She was able to care for him -fine- for 10 years but the past 4 she is too busy. Once realizing his cage hadnt been cleaned in one whole year I...
  20. Chiara

    Pictures Lovebird urine is green

    Hello, I’m new to this forum. I’m not English so sorry if there are mistakes. I need help. I have two lovebirds, Jo and Noah. Jo’s urine is green since yesterday, I’m really worried. Noah’s droppings are okay. I’m on vacation and there isn’t an avian vet in this area. I don’t know what to do...