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  1. T

    Black skin under wing?

    Hi! I adopted a new gcc (I think American dilute to be specific) recently (Peaches) and I haven't noticed anything wrong with her. She doesn't have any symptoms for any other diseases from what I've observed. However, today when she stretched her wings, I noticed one of them seemed dark. I...
  2. Road•kill

    My extended family is neglecting their galah -- please help!!!

    ***This is my first thread here so please be kind :)*** I only recently got into bird keeping, and I only just realised how terribly neglected my family's galah is. His name is billy and he is a stunning pink and grey. Unfortunately, they are not very good owners :(. I am a minor, so I doubt...
  3. J

    Bird lost his bottom beak

    We don’t know what happened but I’m pretty sure he was at the top of the door and one of the kids closed the door while he was on top. Anyways we are devastated. Took him to the vet and ran us up almost $2000 but we love him so it’s totally worth it. We haven’t seen him back yet but the dr said...
  4. cocotiel

    URGENT!!! 2 week old cockatiel with sour crop (Sad Update #8)

    Hi, hope you all are doing well with all your feathered friends. Mine on the other hand is extremely sick. I got a 2 week old cockatiel, Mini, which already had a severe case of sour crop. The vet asked me to mix the handfeed with gripe water and prescribed Nystatin along with cephalexin twice a...
  5. S

    Urgent!!! Sun Conure Baby unable to stand up

    I recently got a sun conure baby claimed to be 3-4 months old from a breeder who was unable to take care of it as it couldn't stand up. He told me that it should be fed twice a day but I noticed that that wasn't enough and now I'm feeding it thrice a day. I got it to the only vet who was...
  6. J

    Urgent Urgent!! Help!! Crop hasn’t empty

    Hello, I have a 10 day old chick that has been doing well over the last week, slowly gaining weight, while Ive been hand-feeding it myself after it was abandoned by its parents. Its the first time Im doing this but have followed all the rules online on how to hand rear the a chick from young...
  7. Cocoapuff

    911 Sleeping all the time

    Hi guys! So cocoa has been acting very weird today, he keeps sleeping. He is usually so energetic, i am hoping he is just tired and has not gotten any sleep last night. But he has not been eating his usual foods. i don’t know if he needs to see urgent care or not but regardless i am a worrier so...
  8. D

    Alternatives to cut lovebird nails

    Hi, I’m new here and to owning birds. I do apologize in advance if I posted in the wrong forum, Im still navigating this website. I have 2 lovebirds that I got last year, I have never had pet birds. Their nails are growing too long and I want to shorten it but the problem is, they are scared...
  9. BabyBirdMa

    African Grey Has Red Spot On Foot

    So, I’ve recently noticed that my African Grey: Ms. Bailey has developed red spots on the tops of her feet. They look to be sores. She sleeps in a cat-bed since she can’t fit in regular, parrot-huts and she has recently laid infertile eggs that she has been sitting on for a while now. I noticed...
  10. ZY28

    Urgent Help my bird chews on soap dispenser!

    Hello, My 4 month old green cheek was with me in the bathroom. Then he went and chewed on the soap dispenser! I stopped him right away, but I don't know how much he has ate! Every vet is closed! I don't know what to do! Plz don't tell me to go see a vet. I attached a photo of the soap dispenser...
  11. K

    Urgent Is this it for my budgie?

    I have two budgies, one that’s never had anything wrong (knock on wood) and the other that has suffered a lot of reproductive issues over the past several years. Her name is Kenora, she’s 6 years old, and she’s my absolute best friend. I cannot imagine life without her, even though I know it’s...
  12. C

    Help! My cockatiels eye looks weird!

    Hello, I am here to ask about my bird, Wally, Wally is a male cockatiel, about 2 and a half years old and one day I looked at one of his eyes and it seemed a little weird.. I don’t really see him scratch it or anything, it just seems like it’s just “there” and not harming him but I’m still...
  13. 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...
  14. redrose27

    HELP BUDGIE INJURED (sad update #7)

    2 days ago kony 12 years old flew into a window and had a bad fall i didnt think much of it because she was fine afterward but today she was flying lop sided, and seemed to be limping, now a few hours later her condition us worse shes wheezing, peeing not pooping, and can barely stay on the...
  15. J

    My bird hit a ceiling fan, what should i do? (Sad update #8)

    My 5 year old sun conure ran into a ceiling fan i assume last night. I must have accidentally left the cage open while I slept. I woke up this morning and he was weak and could barely hold his head up. Currently he is sitting on me, bobbing his head up and down slowly, and chirping every once in...
  16. Mariam2020

    Cocktail 2 weeks old not begging for food.

    Hello everyone ; I have bought two baby cocktails four days ago , first I took them to an avian vet to check if they are healthy which they were . I took them home in noticed the bigger one named Nazoo did not beg for food at all , so I assumed she/he was scared of the new home she/he was in so...
  17. W

    HELP Female Eclectus Parrot

    Female Eclectus parrot about 17 years old she is on her perch with wings drooped and straining in distress. She has some clear droppings with a small amount of white. She is clearly straining as if trying to go to the bathroom but can’t. I’ve had her for almost all her life, and have no clue...
  18. M

    Urgent Baby budgie sleeps a lot and has dark poops.

    My baby budgie of 4 weeks have been sleeping all day, and his poop turned black. I asked to the person from whom I got Starlight, and he said it could be due to the sudden change in temperature. I have been giving him warm for about two hours. He looks better (he's fixing his feathers, chirping...
  19. H

    Need help please, 3 week old cockatiel not eating. (Sad update post #20)

    I recently got hold of a 3 week old cockatiel from a breeder. I was was hand feeding him for almost a week now and had no problems at all. Yesterday he started to try to vomit but nothing came out. Then today morning when I tried to feed, he wouldn't eat. I have tried to get hold of a vet but...
  20. B

    Urgent Budgie randomly taken turn (sad update post #4)

    Hello! My 2 (ish) year old budgie, Pierogi, has randomly taken a turn for the worse overnight. He is still eating and drinking (less than usual but still doing it) but is very lethargic and fell off his perch earlier. I can’t get to a vet for a few days, I’ve been keeping him warm in a travel...
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