sudden death of bird
I had a male cockatoo who suddenly died aged 4. He seemed to be in good shape, well-balanced diet (seeds, vegetables, berries, no sunflower seeds, sweet fruits and nuts just for treats). I am very careful about dangerous toys and other dangers in the household. We practised freeflight with him and he was happy about […]
Is it Bullying
I have a Goffins Cockatoo (m) and a Gallah (f). Both are 7 yrs old and have lived in separate cages next to each other since they were 9 weeks old. They don’t fight, they pretty much ignore each other, but lately the female likes to go into the male’s cage. She eats his food. […]
Dr. Echols Webinar Tail trauma
It seems that there is a correlation between force trauma and abnormal bone/blood supply in the M2s(Moluccan Cockatoo). Is there a plan to resarch how to help support healthy bone formation during healing following traumas such as forceful landing (result of heavy wing clipping)?
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?”
Chili de Arbol
I have a Citron Cockatoo about 39 yrs. old. She wants to eat chili de arbol constantly. Are they toxic? Addictive? Harmful to her? After reading the article about the cockatoo that only wants to eat corn, I am concerned that it is harmful to her because it seems she is experiencing hallucinations to things […]
Cockatoo only eats her corn
I have a goffin cockatoo. I bought good food for her. The only thing she will eat is corn an sunflower seeds I know this isn’t good for her she is three years old. I love this bird an she loves me. But never was given anything healthy food she screams for corn if I […]
“I have a male Sulphur Crested Cockatoo (likely Eleonora). He came from a refuge which shut down. He had access to many other parrots in that facility. He briefly went into a home after it closed but it was not a good situation. So I then acquired him. I was not looking to adopt a […]
Umbrella cockatoo feathers
I have umbrella cockatoo stolen last dec She was returned a week later After her avain check up we thought she had been exposed to the drug meth Since shes came back shes returned to normal acting wise but is plucking fealthers Not over preening Could this be like ptsd?
how long can a Goffin cockatoo lay eggs?
Hello, I have a Goffin Cockatoo that I got from my mother around 2008, my brother purchased her around 85 as a retired breeder I found a broken egg in her food dish this morning. my brother is guessing she is 45 to 50 yrs old. She has a plain round leg band of an […]
Everytime he eats he will go to his water then regurge on the floor of cage it’s not like vomiting hes not loosing weight I do put a little apple cider vinegar in his water but didnt help
Moluccan spots on eyes
“Mollucan hen probably late 30s has white spot in each eye where the pupil is. Doesn’t seem to be hindering her sight now but I am wondering if this is cataracts developing. There is a spot in each eye, about 2x the size of the period the end of this sentence. Age related? Diet related? […]
Hi, this is for Brenda, thank you for your encouraging, insightful instruction. I knew the solution would be similar. My heart is so soft. But I will be strong. We have many years ahead of us, and we love him. Also we want the family to be able to take care of him when we […]