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  1. tameem

    Stool Status

    (I don't know where to put this, so mods can put it wherever appropriate if this isn't) (FYI: My timezone is GMT+3) "Again" meaning I took my cockatiel to a vet this Oct 2nd because of stool/poop suspicions (notably seeds in stool, bubbles in stool, the vet noticed diarrhea too). "Saturday"...
  2. Joe Henderson

    Neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates and dexamethasone ophthalic

    I’m my budgie has some red on his eyelid the vet prescribed the medicine I have listed on the top . But vet rx says don’t use this in birds , they said use one drop 3x a day. Has anyone ever used this stuff ?
  3. redrose27

    Urgent Budgie throwing up

    Today (around 10pm) I gave kony (budgie) her medicine for gout which has caused her to throw up before but this time it was violent. She constantly kept going at it throwing up seed and a very very light pink substance which I think is the medicine but it came out almost white and a bit foamy...
  4. redrose27

    Which Course of Action Should I choose

    Hi there, at this point I have probably annoyed everyone in this forum with the number of times I have posted about konys gout problem (kony is a budgie 12 years old). But I have come to a cross roads and I need help. (I will be mentioning medicines in this post, I explained their effectiveness...
  5. redrose27

    Cranberry Juice To Help Keep Gout Medication Down?

    Hi there, my sister (budgie) kony has articular gout and the vet has given us multiple medicines to help but the results are as follows: Brown Powder (herbal complex): given for a month but foot continued to form white spots (uric adic crystals) and continued to swell up more. However this...
  6. Jxdeeyy

    Giving budgie medicine... again

    So, one of my budgies wasn’t very well and I took her to the vets. I’ve been prescribed 2 medicines and have been told I can give her them in her food if it’s too hard to syringe feed her. She’s been eating her pellets and her spinach from my hand after I’ve put the medicine in/on the food...
  7. P

    How to clean birds face feathers from medicine

    I have a question that I can’t seem to find online hoping someone could help me out. I was prescribed antibiotics for two parakeets after finding out one had a crop infection.Thankfully they seem to be doing better so far after 4 days but the medicine looks like it’s staining the feathers...
  8. F

    Urgent Cockatiel with infection

    Hi guys, my cockatiel(2yo) had a raspy voice couple days ago like when you catch a cold and you lose your voice. I took her to vet and she was diagnosed with infection in her air sacks and was given antibiotics. She’s been on antibiotics since last Thursday, today marks the 5th day. I’m giving 3...
  9. Randi K

    Urgent Keeping Medications Down

    Hi there, We just lost our Cape Parrot last Thursday to a respiratory infection and the sample is still processing at the lab to tell us exactly what kind. However, we have a Golden Conure who he hasn’t had any new symptoms but the vet has him on sulfatrim (antibiotic) and itrafungol...
  10. E

    Cockatiel hurt her leg?

    I’ve had this cockatiel for alittle over 2 weeks . She was untrained and now we have her to the point where she will climb onto our fingers when she thinks we have food. She isnt afraid of us as much as she was before. Just today we had her on our finger and we walked alittle bit further from...
  11. P

    911 Urgent!

    Pip had broken a part of her lower beak this morning and we wnet to visit a vet afterwards. They told us to feed her soft foods and give her medicine in the food. Shes always efused to eat anything soft or wet and it looks like when she tries to eat it hurts. Any tips on how to give her food or...
  12. Mutated Beauty

    Urgent Possible Aspiration - Conure

    Hello, my little girl was diagnosed with respiratory issues and was put on medicine on Friday. Today I didn’t realize she didnt swallow and hid it under her tongue and gave her more - thus leaving to her gurgling. It SCARED me. But it was super quick. Then started screaming at me.. Then never...
  13. M

    can mineral block actually safe gor birds

    hellow i heard minearel block and vitamin block actually not good for birds?because it contain plastar of paris,cement,zipsam etc. this element work like slow poison for birds.specially plastar of paris harm more for bird?is it true?if im not use minearel block only use eggshell...
  14. georgieporgie

    Grapefruit Seed Extract As An Anti-Bacterial?

    hi there, was just wondering if grapefruit seed extract is safe for birds and how exactly i would administer it? would i put it in my birds water? if so, how much? thank you
  15. Pamela C

    Anyone have a bird prescribed Gabapentin?

    Hello All, My male lovebird was recently prescribed Gabapentin by the vet to try to help with his plucking issues. He has been on this approximately a week at .01 ml 2x a day. I haven't really seen any improvements or side effects and my vet had discussed bumping up the dosage over the next...