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Old 12-29-2019, 08:27 AM
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Twitchy wing - going on for weeks

Ordinarily, I don't worry too much about a twitchy wing. Usually it's just a feather out of place.



But my lovebird has a badly twitching wing, and it's been going on for, at least, four weeks.


She can fly alright. We let her fly around the house.



Any thoughts?
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Re: Twitchy wing - going on for weeks

How's her diet? I really have no idea but sometimes dietary issues can cause issues with the nervous system..? Have you had blood work done recently (cbc and/or vitamin panel?) Do you have a video?

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That's a curious one..... Not sure
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Re: Twitchy wing - going on for weeks

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How's her diet? I really have no idea but sometimes dietary issues can cause issues with the nervous system..? Have you had blood work done recently (cbc and/or vitamin panel?) Do you have a video?

Not great. She will not eat many foods. One particular problem, is vitamin A.



Among other things, we feed her "Rowdy Bush" which is supposed to be vitamin fortified.



I wish she would eat sweet potatoes, or carrots, or bell peppers, or something high in vitamin A, but she won't.



Sometimes we give her vitamin drops in her water, but I am not sure how effective that is.


We have no had blood work done. Will be taking her to the vet tomorrow.
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