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  1. Amy-Milo

    Cockatiel with abnormal droppings?

    So I have a male white faced cockatiel. Had him for almost a year now. This problem has been happening for a few months now. But when it first started it wasn’t so bad, he has been having droppings that are a brownish colour? A few months ago it was only like the odd one or two, but now it’s...
  2. Wingnut

    Chickens N' Such

    Hey Everyone! It has been a while since I last posted on here. I have had many life-changing things happen between buying a home, getting married, and moving to a new state all within 2 years... I have grown up surrounded by birds my entire life and know quite a bit about the health, anatomy...
  3. H

    Red eyes

    Hey everyone! This is my first time posting here. I have a Cockatiel (Hanzo) for about 2 months and he was alone for this time and I planned on getting him a companion as soon as he was trained enough to listen to me and the command I gave him. He is a young healthy bird and I got him from a...
  4. G

    Red Eyes

    I recently got a cockatiel. It is my first time keeping a cockatiel with this mutation, so I'm not sure if this is normal or not. There is a red ring around both its eyes. It doesn't seem to be itchy. However, the previous household that kept this bird neglected it a lot. There is also a red...
  5. Sora6886

    Mites on aviary floor. How to prevent it in the future?

    Ok so I suddenly have a bunch on mites on/in the floor of one of my Aviaries. None on the pair of birds in that aviary yet and I have also used avian insect liquidator to prevent it from happening. I don't clean the floors super regularly but it's still done regularly enough. Now in the...
  6. ShanCaz

    Conure Repeatedly Licking Beak/Shaking Head

    Hello! I’m pretty new. I apologize that my first thread is a general but my conure’s new behaviour is concerning me. My Sun Conure, Kyle, has developed a new trait of licking the top of his beak and jerking his head erratically. This is his first time doing this and he has been with me for six...
  7. M

    Health concern on budgie's cere

    Hello! I am not an owner of budgies myself, but my grandmother is. She has 3 budgies (2 males, 1 female, at least 6 years old), all in the same cage. Upon looking at her budgies today, I noticed that the female has an overgrown cere. I can't tell if it's covering her nostrils, but apparently...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
  10. 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?
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. MelloYello

    Vets in Austin area

    Does anyone know any reputable vets around Austin? Thank you in advance! Have a lovely day!
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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