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stunted growth

  1. S

    Need advice on stunted lovebird baby

    Hi All, A breeder (whom I had purchase some chicks earlier) recently gave me a 14 day old lovebird chick for hand feeding and adoption(He did not have experience for handfeeding). When I got the lovebird chick, I noticed the chick is quite small for the age and has a deformed backbone. It...
  2. Stlpetownr

    Please give opinions about a newborn tiel recently purchased

    I recently purchased a bird from a private breeder. She claimed the bird was 10 days old and Saturday, 20 March 2021. However my past experience and research put the baby at about five days old. My question is, is my newborn stunted? One of his eyes is barely trying to open and the other has...
  3. mothhteeth

    Stunted 3 month old Green Cheek Conure

    this little baby is supposedly three months old, we got him from a really wack breeder on craigslist and we got him because when we saw him we were so concerned. (granted we shouldnt have bought him because it just rewards the breeder for bad practices)(we're planning on trying to report them...
  4. 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...
  5. R

    Urgent My baby cockatiel isn't doing so well..

    Hello so please no negativity as I don't think I could handle it. So I am an animal lover, i showed dogs and horses worked in grooming shops and when i was younger worked at our local vets..I have quite the variety of animals. IVE ALWAYS wanted a African grey for as long as I can remember so i...
  6. Mermaid Queen

    Baby not growing

    I have a 5 week old baby cockatiel the size of a 7 day old! Took him to the vet today and the vet said he wouldn’t make it and was unlikely to grow anymore...has anyone got any similar situations or thoughts? I’m giving him a bit more time just to be sure! Thanks heaps
  7. Mermaid Queen

    Severely stunted growth

    Hello this is my first post! So I hope I’m doing it right!! I have a 5 week old cockatiel the size of a 7 day baby! We had a vet visit today! Vet said he wasn’t going to make it and would unlikely grow any more! I could not put him to sleep as I wasn’t ready for that diagnosis and my young...