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Urgent Broken blood feather?

Buckthecoc

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My cockatiel was doing fine when the fireworks started tonight and I let him go to sleep. When I came back to check on him his right wing had some blood on it. I tried toweling him and also attempted to put styptic powder on him and then he ran back in his cage. I cant see any fresh blood and hes hopping around his cage and playing with toys but hes shaking and I dont know if I should just let him go back to sleep. Hes also preening a bit and chirped a little. Theres only full wing feathers at the bottom of the cage. I'd take him to a vet but all the avian vets are closed. Any advice?
 

Buckthecoc

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Update one of the feathers he lost has a purplish tip. He's preening the wing that was/is bleeding. He's very alert and I've watched him for about an hour so I'm going to let him go to bed and see how it goes in the morning.
 

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Be sure he is not bleeding before you all go to bed.
Sounds like he´s had a fright.

Have a see how he is in the morning, if he is ok and not bleeding, no wounds etc then a vet visit is not urgent.

Look out for loss of balance, loss of appetite, lethargy, vomiting - if he shows any of these signs, best bob over to the vet.

Depending on how many feathers he has lost, if he cannot fly or flutter, line your cage with a towel/blanket (something his nails won´t get caught on).
 

Buckthecoc

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Be sure he is not bleeding before you all go to bed.
Sounds like he´s had a fright.

Have a see how he is in the morning, if he is ok and not bleeding, no wounds etc then a vet visit is not urgent.

Look out for loss of balance, loss of appetite, lethargy, vomiting - if he shows any of these signs, best bob over to the vet.

Depending on how many feathers he has lost, if he cannot fly or flutter, line your cage with a towel/blanket (something his nails won´t get caught on).
Thank you for the advice! I woke up this morning and he seemed as normal as ever. He went over to his chop immediately after getting it and ate it without issue. He does have a bit of dried blood on his wing. I'll probably give him a warm bath to rinse it off.
 
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