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Urgent Blood feathers but bleeding stopped?

Rikoriko

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I have a 1 year old pearl female cockatiel. A minor earthquake happened and my bird was startled. I wasn't there when it happened, but I noticed 2 blood feathers had been broken (1 on each wing). I have never dealt with a bird health emergency, so we did not have much success in towelling her to apply cornstarch. We noticed that the bleeding stopped very quickly, so we don't think there is a need to apply pressure or add cornstarch. I don't think pulling the feather is necessary, and I am not experienced enough to do so. Should I let the feather clot on its own, or should I go to the vet? My bird is behaving perfectly fine and acting normal, but I am still worried for her health.
 

Rikoriko

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this is the best picture i could get. she doesnt liked to be touched so i cant show the whole wings. I think it was a secondary feather

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It's good that the bleeding has stopped. Hopefully it was just a minor injury.

Keep an eye on it. If the bleeding starts up again or if the feather seems to be bothering your tiel, then go to an avian vet to have the feather pulled.
 
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