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Bird has a foul smell on the beak, what to do?

BirdiLover

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Yesterday I noticed that my greenfinch was lethargic and started smelling foul around the beak. He pooped normally which didn’t smell unusual but he didn’t want to eat, drink or do anything. After a few hours he became active again and started to recover from this lethargic state. He even wanted to bite me. This morning he was fine but still had this foul smell. There were no clinical symptoms of a candidiasis or other infection of the crop or digestive tract. Any ideas on what to do or what happened?
Thank you in advance!
 

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A foul smell indicates something is wrong and he likely needs antibiotics.
 

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Hello Ingrid,
Is there a vet you can visit to seek medical attention?
 

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Hello Ingrid,
Is there a vet you can visit to seek medical attention?
Hello Zara,

unfortunately there is no avian specialised doctor where I live, only for cats and dogs :( and I went there once and they couldn’t say anything about his health.
 

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Do you have any rescues in your area? They might be able to get you in touch with someone that can help.
 
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BirdiLover

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Do you have any rescues in your area? They might be able to get you in touch with someone that can help.
I don’t have any, even though we’re liv in a relatively big city, there are none..
 

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I don’t have any, even though we’re liv in a relatively big city, there are none..
Where are you located? Perhaps we can help you find someone.
 
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