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Urgent weight gain and firm chest??

mybluebirb

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Hello!

My indian ringneck parrot layed 2 (infertile) eggs early last month, it was her first time and it was soo stressful for me! :sad11:

Ever since then, I’ve been weighing her regularly to notice any changes in her weight. I’ve found that when she wakes up she’s 121g, and by the end of the day she’s around 126g.

After she layed eggs I made sure not to let her near anything that could become a “nest” (my blanket triggered to have the last eggs) however I did catch her sitting on a tissue for about 10 mins yesterday evening..

Last night I weighed her again and her weight was 132g!! At that point I was panicking and hoping she’d not be laying more eggs but I waited till the morning. In the morning her weight was 128g which is still heavy for her considering she just woke up. Throughout the day I kept weighing her, she was 125g at 2pm, then 129g shortly after because she ate some fruit and now at 11pm she’s 126g.

I’ve also noticed her poop is really tiny, she’s had the occasional medium(ish) sized poops or watery poops (after eating fruit) but throughout the day they’ve mostly been really small droppings which is worrying me because that’s how it was when she was laying eggs last month.

Something else is that her chest area and upper abdomen is pretty firm, I can still feel her keel bone but the surrounding area is really hard however her lower abdomen is normal.

Please help as I’m really worried for her (I overthink a lot) :o:
I’m going to make a vet appointment soon!
Hopefully all is good :sigh:
 

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