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  1. kimoakley

    Is my lineolated parakeets preen gland impacted?

    Just looking for some advice in case i'm overreacting. I've never really paid attention to the gland before so i'm not sure if this looks unusual. My parakeet is 3 years old and the sex is unknown. If I'm not just being paranoid and there is a real issue here doesn't anyone know how to fix it...
  2. B

    Dont know if I should worry

    I have had my budgies for a month or two. I tried bringing them to the "aviary" vet near but I soon realized that in my area they only knew about chicken... I dont know if I should worry about the color of her cere
  3. N

    Is baking play dough/polymer clay safe?

    i want to make craft jewelry for my friends, and my attempts keep failing. i though clay/playdough would be a good idea, but i dont know if it can release fumes or something. so, is it safe for my birds?
  4. N

    Concern about my conure

    Hey guys so I have a slight concern about my birds. I noticed on their neck and chest they are two different colors with the neck being more orange-pink and their stomach being red-purple. I have a vet appointment set up for them but the earlist I could get was Augest. I was wondering if this is...
  5. A

    how do I nurse galah back to health.

    Ok sorry but English is not my first language. okay, I'm really stressed and exhausted and, just freaking out. My galah was tired and droopy yesterday so I took him to the vet yesterday, the vet suspected some kind of poisoning but the lab results are not in yet. The doctor gave him...
  6. N

    Is it okay to soak my quaker and cockatiel's pellets?

    Hello! I've been running out of ideas to convert my quaker and cockatiel to pellets. I've had them for years, so needless to say they're not giving up without a fight. However, I recently found that they like their Zupreem pellets a lot more when they've been soaked in hot water and become a...
  7. S

    Help! My female cockatiel is making strange and concerning noises!

    As of this morning, Cicero started making these weird ''snotty/clicking'' and ''hiccup'' sounds. I have no clue as to what they are or if she's in any danger. I'm worried that maybe she's sick or has something caught in her throat. However, her poop is normal and she doesn't really have the...
  8. P

    Baby Parrotss shivering and feet are cold

    3 days ago we got 2 baby Ringneck Parrots. They are very active. But 1 day after getting them I noticed that their feet be cold and their body would start shivering when I am around. At first I thought they were scared but when i am around they will jump out of there box to come on my hand and...
  9. MelloYello

    Vets in Austin area

    Does anyone know any reputable vets around Austin? Thank you in advance! Have a lovely day!
  10. M

    Help! My cockatiel is having muted chirps

    Im a fairly new bird owner and I have a cockatiel about 6mth old. Recently (1wk ago), I went out and came back in the evening, there were a few specks of blood at the bottom of her cage, it had come from her wing. It was clotted so I thought it was alright (vets near my area are really...
  11. Butterbirdy

    I need help

    Hi, it’s been awhile since I have used this website. I am worried about my parrot. Anybody wondering about my last posts, she was fine. I took her to the vet. But I have found just today that she has a big orange hard thing under her beak. She was scratching at it. I have never heard of or seen...
  12. C

    My budgie is sick and I don't know why

    Hi all. Sorry to make my first post here a somber one. Introduction: I have a budgie named Trickster. I have had her for about 6 years now and she is a lovely, inquisitive girl. She loves interacting with new objects, flying around, and exploring. She loves to play with fingers and enjoys...
  13. L

    Is My Lovebird Aspirating or Just Stressed?! Advice Needed

    Hello Everyone, Happy Holidays. I hope you are all doing well and staying safe. I need some advice on my 13 year old blue pied peach face lovebird, Romeo. I’m sorry if I ramble, but I am pretty anxious. I’ve had him since 2007, and he means the world to me. Today, I recently took him to the...
  14. J

    Common Issues to Look for in Older Ekkie?

    So my local bird store has a female eclectus that is 21 years old that someone needed to rehome. Physically, her feathers look really good but they showed me the diet she has been fed for at least the past 4 years (the person who surrendered her was the second owner so they were unsure of what...
  15. H

    Help! Green Amazon laid an egg after boarding

    So, I have had to put my green amazon parrot in a bird boarding facility for the first time since I've had her (12 years). She was there for just under 3 weeks and they put her cage open in a larger cage, in between a macaws cage and a couple of cockatoos. They were not in the same cage but were...
  16. M

    Question about Popcorn Poppers

    Hello, I just received a MicroPop microwave popcorn popper as a gift. I have a cockatiel and am wondering if it is safe for her. It appears to just be a glass pot with a silicone or plastic lid (it says BPA free). I cannot find any information about it online! This is what it looks like...
  17. Ava.rg

    Normal size conure?

    Do pineapple gcc not get as big as normal gcc? My baby is only 8 weeks. Will he get bigger or is he just small? He’s about the size of a lovebird. I just saw the green cheeks in petco and they look much bigger. I mean I know he won’t grow a crazy amount but will he grow at all anymore? I wont...
  18. erin243

    Bloodfeather in a Sun Conure

    Hi everyone! Quick question - my sun conure has gotten a broken blood feather the bleeding has stopped but this is the second time in a month. The first time the blood feather came out, bleeding stopped, and everything was fine. This time we got the bleeding to stop and everything seems ok but...
  19. ConureCrazy

    (help!) how long does egg laying take?

    Hi all, Whoa, I made this account when I was TWELVE and now I'm well into college. I wonder if any of you from 2012/2013 are still on here? I'm back to ask a pretty urgent question. Two years ago, I saved a house sparrow who fell out of her nest and because of a bunch of complicated reasons...
  20. T

    Possibly Sick Parakeet?

    Hello there! I'm here on the forum to ask some questions for my mom and about our English Budgie, Sunny. Sunny is about three years old now and has been healthy the whole time that he's lived with us. I think the most abnormal thing about him is that he molts a LOT. I personally don't think...
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