Bird Type: African grey

Poop

My African grey eats mixed vegetables 2 times a day, some rice, calcium nutri berries and African grey pretty bird. Also just about what the family eats too. Sometimes the poop is brown and runny why can I give my bird to regulate him? I worked at Niles Animal Hospital years ago,

Ask the Vet webinar – Grey feather destructive behavior

“This is Pat and I first want to thank you and tell everyone involved in putting this program on, how much it is loved and appreciated. I have 2 female Timneh African Grays, one about 8 and the other about 6. Just about a year ago the older one started to shred her tail and […]

Ask the Vet webinar – Grey digging

I have a 10 yr old African Grey. I have had her since she was 2 days old. My problem is She has a habbit of digging. Why and how do I stop it?

Medicine on food

When trying to administer medication, is it okay to give more “treat-like” food to get the meds in her? My Grey is currently on 4 meds and will really only eat it if it’s on a walnut and/or scrambled eggs.

Picky Parrot webinar – feeding chop

Hello, I’m trying really hard to make my African Grey to eat her chop, also adding some crushed pellets and things that she likes but it doesn’t work… as she has her pellets bowl always available… should I not give her her pellets in the morning? I don’t want her to starve… thanks!

Dr. Echols Webinar Tail Injuries

“Mollucans, Grey’s and umbrellas are the ones I’ve seen the most(with tail base injuries). Is it because they’re heavy bodied birds? Also how often does this progress to mestasis?”

African grey parrot 2 month old -diets

I am new to African grey parrot, We have just brought an 2 month old african grey, We have some of the questions. 1. What is the main diet? If it’s seeds and nuts, do I need to grind it to powder for feeding 2.how many times I need to feed it perday?prefer timings 3.i […]

Grey diet

What is the best diet for CAGs? Gilbert gets both Harrison’s & LaFeber pellets (which are his favorite!j, tropical nutriberries, fruit & veggie babyfoods, & birdiemuffins beginning with Jiffy Corn muffin mix & adding veggies, pomegranates, etc. & pellet dregs.

Feather plucking

thank you for taking the time to answer questions for us. I was wondering what do you recommend from your experience for an African Grey that is self-mutilating. We are already on the 2nd month with an e-collar but I am worried about when it comes off in a few weeks. How do you feel […]

Stressed bird?

Hi! I just got my African grey parrot about 1 month and a half ago and she seems very happy, she talks a lot, she just started dancing, she eats good amount of seed mix and fruits/vegetables, her feathers are very smooth and intact but today she lost one of her tail feathers. Do you […]

Haloperidol0.1MG/0.1ML GEL

How effective is this drug to treat feather plucking by my Congo Grey ? Blood tests, full exams show nothing physicalogical. No changes in environment & routines. I’m unable to find information about the gel’s efficacy & possible side effects.

Congo African Grey

Hello, I am looking to adopt an African Grey. Would you happen to know anyone that has them for adoption? Thank You

FEEDING

Hello. I have an african grey that is approximately 66 days old. He is not eating the formula properly. I did try giving him a very tiny portion of a fruit which he nibbles slightly. Another reason that justifies his improper eating is the half filled crop. Please guide me on this

Training

Hello, I would like to ask for advice on a specific training method. Our CAG Smokey lives in an aviary, she is 6 months and three weeks old, we have had her since the age of three weeks, she has been free-flying outdoors since the age of four months, and she already speaks a few […]

Feeding

Good day. We have a 3 month old African Grey parrot. I am not sure what the brand is, but she eats a formula in the form of baby food twice a day which amounts to 40ml. She also eats bird food such as seeds. Once again, not sure what it’s called. We would like […]

Feather plucking

Is chest feather picking caused mostly because of stress and are African Greys more prone to feather picking?

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