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  1. M

    Save a Lovebird

    Two days ago I saw a blue lovebird in the window of a petshop. The feathers around his neck was plucked, and the nails on one foot were missing and the fingers were short. He stood alone in an empty cage. I couldnt stop thinking abuk him and I went and got it today. The seller even gave a...
  2. Rio&Friend

    Why is my budgie poop is in this colour!

    Hi everyone! For 5 days I’ve been realising ruby the blue colour budgie has a yellowish white watery poop. As the image below. Could anyone tell me what kind of disease is this? And how to cure that disease?
  3. Rio&Friend

    What can I use instead of wood shavings

    Hi everyone, Can anyone suggest me what can I use instead of wood shavings. And can millets good for the breeding boxes floor.
  4. G

    Hi from Ricky and I

    Hi everyone Ricky and I are joint from Ohio. Little back story about us- Ricky is a rescue parrot, he’s an African grey and about 20ish I believe. He’s my boyfriends parrot, I came into his life almost a year ago. Ricky was owned by a man previously who Ryan (my boyfriend) was told was...
  5. Rio&Friend

    Hi, I’m new here

    Hi eveyone, I have 3 budgies 1 of them named Rio:budgie: that stayed with us for 11 months the second one named max@yellow colour :budgie8:stayed with us for 8 months and the third one named Ruby@bluey :budgie2:stayed with us for 6 months Thank you…
  6. Birdman696

    Elegant parrot pair advice

    Hi, I’ve recently bought a breeding pair of elegant parrots (2 days ago) and have witnessed them mating and the female going into the nest box and adjusting it to her likings, so I assume any day now There’ll be eggs. I was just wondering if anyone knew of any websites that had lots of...
  7. O

    Urgent I.Ringneck Help Needed

    Hello! So I recently got a Indian Ringneck as my first pet a week ago, which as ive heard wasnt the best idea bcs of how hard they are to tame. But i do think that i have a disadvantage as this is what mine is like everytime he sees you, he’ll jump all around the cage and start screaming He has...
  8. bird_mama

    Yaheetech bird cage grate replacement

    I posted a thread yesterday and I was recommended to contact Yaheetech about their replacement parts. Sadly, they haven’t answered my calls or emails. I’m looking for a replacement grate for my cage as my CAG finds it amusing to bite it. It would be amazing if it was stainless steel since he...
  9. MarieBux

    Cockatiel plucking after laying eggs

    Hello everyone, I'm a becoming increasingly concerned as my female cockatiel daisy has been plucking on her chest feathers and a bit around the top of her legs. Daisy also laid her first egg on the first of July. She had a cluch of 4 egg which we're fertile. On the 28th of July her first egg...
  10. TheBirb

    201 (202) Stainless steel parrot cage *UPDATE*

    So I went ahead & purchased the "201" Stainless steel parrot cage, it's stamped 202 so not exactly sure why they're advertised as 201 when 202 has slightly higher manufacturing costs & corrosion resistance properties but anyway... Received it the other day & right off the bat I noticed some...
  11. TheBirb

    Supreme 201 stainless cage, repair paint or diy?

    I've got an Alexandrine that is chewing the paint from her current cage & am in need of a solution but have limited funds. The only appropriate size & wire spaced cages I can find in Australia are the Supreme 201 stainless for $1000 & the Feather land 304 for $3000, I can't find any other...
  12. squeak514

    Parrots Playing With Molted Feathers

    My lovebird, Peaches, has a tendency to play with her feathers once they've fallen off as she's preening. She'll chew on them, take them with her when she flies, hold them with her feet, and chase after them if I take them away from her. She typically does this with her primary feathers, but...
  13. PippinLovebird

    Bumble foot?

    So I saw this on my cockatiels foot today, is it a scab? Could it potentially be bumble foot? I'm not really sure but thought it would be safe to get some opinions. Thanks!
  14. A

    Parrot pooped eggwhite-looking object

    I found this white colored boiled egg textured object in my Lovebird's cage. One if my Lovebirds has been taken to the vet in the past and has been diagnosed with a couple of things. One being that she had created an egg without the shell and it formed an infection due to that, that made her so...
  15. Nnbal

    Is my parrot sick

    Hello. I have a 1 year old Macaw parrot. His name is Pasa. He sneezes especially at night. Its current is ignored. Light colored He eats well. He is very happy. It has no other problems. Just sneezing. Our vet gave antibiotics. We used. But it did not pass. I bought an air filter in his room...
  16. S

    Going to college and having a single lovebird, will that be okay?

    Hello, before you guys start saying no, do hear me out :) When i went to a bird store, (i know that adopting is better but i don’t have any places to adopt birds in my area) i saw a lovebird in a cage with 3 other lovebirds. He looked rather lonely and distanced himself from the 3 other...
  17. S

    Toe nit straight?

    Hello, first of all, my name is Sanem and I live in Germany so English is my 3. language, sorry if I don‘t write grammatical correctly. I have 3 Quaker-Babys. They are about 4 weeks old and I‘m hand feeding them. I noticed, that one of them has got a toe that is not straight. Maybe it happened...
  18. O

    newbie Took in an IRN

    hey everyone, We found a fallen IRN and took him to the vet to make sure everything was okay. He just needed some antibiotics and calcium. We decided to take him in, but I have no experience raising a bird. I'm going to need all the help I can get. The veterinarian wasn't clear with the age...
  19. S

    Urgent Cockatiel - Stroke or Seizure?!

    My 8 year old cockatiel (who I have already posted about) suffered from an episode today that scared me immensely. Took him to the vet and they couldn’t figure it out either. I’m hoping someone can help me identify what happened. Basically he was sitting on my lap, when all of a sudden he had...
  20. E

    Cockatiels laid eggs for the first time?

    i have 2 cockatiels that have started to breed and just laid some eggs. My question is should i let the parents incubate the eggs or is it best to take the eggs now and incubate them myself? It is their first time breeding and the eggs look completely fine. They have gotten very aggressive so i...
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