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  1. Bird Discussion
    I adopted two cockatiels from a family whose son was allergic. I got the cockatiels home and realized the female has one leg. The previous owner said that it was born like that and not to worry. Today i came home and there was blood in the cage. It seems that her peg leg is bleeding. Any advise...
  2. Bird Discussion
    Hi all, I have found a parrot, I think he is an amazon green cheekd with red spot on his head and some torquese blue above his eyes and at the tips of his wings. He was being attacked in my garden and whenI opend the door to help he just flew in and sat on my sons shoulder. It was -3C outside so...
  3. Bird Discussion
    i have a parokeet and his beek is growing funny and i have all sort of chewws and toys for him
  4. Bird Discussion
    My Lovebird is about 9 years old )landed on my shoulder in 2000 completely trained and started laying eggs a few months afterwards). She stopped laying eggs over 5 years ago. She has lost all her feathers below her mid-section and has a round black area on her bottom. I am afraid to bathe her...
  5. Bird Discussion
    Hello there guys, I need some advise I am looking at guying some budgies within the next year a pair probably...and I need advise on the matter. I have joined a few Budgie forums to ask this question to other people...That might know more about them but have not gotten a great deal of responses...
  6. Bird Discussion
    = ^ _ ^ = I most probably told you gals before but about a week ago my new Sunny face budgie girl escaped from her cage. Naturaly I blamed myself for this disaster , thinking I had left her out after previously having her out later in the day , coming home to find blood all over her after she...
  7. Bird Discussion
    cake my female menphis my male
  8. Pet Health Concerns
    Hi Everyone:wavey: I'm new to the group. I'm in Greensboro, NC and have a question aboout my pet Tiel. Thursday night he flew off of my husband and started limping. I immediatley called the only Avian vet near us, an hour and half away to see what to do. They said to keep him calm, watch...
  9. Bird Discussion
    Hi, my grandpa has an african gray that looks like a plucked chicken!:giggle: But seriously though, he does. When he gets mad, he pulls them out. Just thought I'd let you know about my family's plucked african gray!!!!
  10. Bird Discussion
    I have been dealing with a very strange illness in my budgie, who's about 8 years old. For months now, on and off she's been having a very severe problem - her abdomen fills up with fluid. The thing is, it just occupies a balloon-like pouch of skin on her abdomen and doesn't flood her...
  11. Bird Discussion
    My parents have a male budgie that is about 10 years old now. Yesterday when I got here I immdently noticed that he's sick - he sleeps a lot during the day, and keeps his featheres fluffed out which he never did before. I'm thinking he might have gotten a cold or something from a draft in the...
  12. Bird Discussion
    I was wondering on what is a good bird for talking? Is it the male cocktail? I want a bird for inside of the home but I want one not over 200 bucks but like to have one that talks and keeps you company. I also later like to try and raise some baby cocktails but how hard are they do breed...
  13. Bird Discussion
    So i had 3 cockatiels, Reagan, Tilly, Sid. Sid began having difficulty breathing and had little sneezing fits like he aspirated water or something but all day he was eating and drinking fine. It was a sunday and i planned to get him in to a vet monday morning. He was dead when i woke up at...
  14. Bird Discussion
    :talk: Hi Everybirdie ~ I'm wondering what you feed your Sun Conure. Our new baby is just 10 weeks old now and she hasn't been needing any more "baby food" these last two days. She loves her seed/pellet mixture that we bought for her but I'd like to know what you feed your conure. In this...
  15. Bird Discussion
    Hi, I have a 6 yr. old cockatiel ( tweety) I know it's kinda corny. A few months ago she had a growth on the corner of her mouth where it opens, it reminds me of a mole tag. The Dr. said he never saw one in that area. He was able to just snip it off but now she has one on the other side. She is...
  16. Bird Discussion
    I think my really ancient budgie whom I love so very much is dieing :( He's not eating much anymore,his feathers are starting to look a bit off,& he's so very tired.He lost interest in playing the last couple days. He's for sure over 10 years old (I'm his third owner& I had him at least 5 years...
  17. Bird Discussion
    Hello everyone, I guess I should explain the whole story....My parents had a parakeet, Mr. Bill, he was the sweetest little fella in the world. He got sick and my parents took him to an avian (spelling?) vet. The said he had an infection and they gave him an antibiotic, which my parents did...
  18. Animals in the Wild
    Look what came in tonight. Someone found him on the side of the road. (Pardon the lighting, I didn't want to use flash and freak him out even more)
  19. Bird Discussion
    my sisters lovebird has slight diarhea is there anything that couldve caused this like certain foods or stress or anything help much appreciated thanx ;)
  20. Bird Discussion
    Just wondering, what diet are your birds on? Just trying to get a general census for my study... Thanks =)
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