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Urgent Possible sour crop?

Dilla66

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Hello,

I have two 2 year old conures that have a vinegar smell (without the stinging sensation) coming from their mouths.

I’ve smelt this before from the both of them about 1 year ago, and it was also during their mating season. The male conure is constantly regurgitating into the females mouth and that is the ONLY time I ever smell this vinegary smell.

The smell isnt constant, it comes and goes. The days the male regurgitates is the days I smell it, and the days he doesn’t both of their mouths smell like bird (normal)

So I was wondering if this could possibly be the smell of the males regurgitation? What is regurgitation suppose to smell like?

they’re both on a 80% pellet, and 20% fruit/vegetable diet if that helps.

Note: They are both acting normal, very active, yelling, eating, poops appear normal, etc.. There doesn’t seem to be anything different about how they’re acting.
 

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That smell is typically yeast. You might want to schedule a vet appointment. This has been my experience. Scheduling your checkups during peak hormones season isn't a bad idea.
 
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