Question category: Health

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Wont eat seads

We adopted a cockatoo thats aprox.4 yrs old.we have had him for 3 months now,and have tried the seed,pellets that were given to him as a reg diet.he will not touck any of it,or any other pellets,nutriberies,seed,fresh food,ect.he is a very fussy eater..at this time he only eats mashed potatoes,some oatmeal,baby bird food.we are very […]

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Hole in abdomen

Hello, our 13 year old conure laid an egg the other day, and now I can feel another one about you come out. I also noticed a small hole in her abdomen and feces is coming out of it (not her cloaca).

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senior cockatiel

Hi Lafeber! My male grey cockatiel just turned 26 and I’m wondering if I should give him sunflower seeds to fatten him up this winter, or add anything else to his diet. His weight looks normal and he loves your tropical Nutra-berries and Fruit Delight Avi-cakes. He doesn’t seem to care very much for the […]

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Budgie overgrown beak

I have 4 Budgies and one of them of age around 12 months have overgrown beak once I trimmed it but again its increasing which is making it difficult to eat. It seems her beak has mites too. So what should I do to cure this thing forever?

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Grays beak

We rescheduled our gray. He was a breeder bird Story is he seen his mate die He was also badly hurt foot , wing, back , neck all broke. We need to trim his beak it is very overgrown and looks like if you were to cross your fingers My main concern is his quick. […]

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Crop burn and hole

My African gray chick had crop burn and I start treating him with medication. The skin become hard and now the fluid is leaking from a small hole. He got crop burn two weeks ago and the wounds were healing. Kindly advise me on this. Please

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cockatoo

We own a cockatoo for 20 years. Since December he is self mutilation. We took him to the vet for birds twice. Antibiotics change food and nothing is helping. He is part of our family and we love him. Please let us know if you guys know what we can do. Thanks

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bad feathers

My Panama Amazon (27 yrs old) has always had poor feather quality: black feathers on back of wings & off color & sparse on ends of tail feathers. I joined a group on FB that’s dedicated to parrot health issues & the “manager“ of site recommended V1V1-13 vitamins which I started Cookie on recently. Any […]

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Gender of parakeet

I have two parakeets and I have no idea if my parakeets are males or females. Fifi has a little bit of blue and white on it’s cere. Casper has a pinkish purple on its cere. (Both young)

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sick bird

hi , i have a african gray and he,s not him self, he,s off his food and only drinks a little water,and all he did yesterday was sleep , could you give me a bit of advice please

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Foot Problem with my African Grey

Hi- for the last several months. my female African Grey (30 years old) has has had problems with, first one, and now both of her feet. It seems like she cannot readily open her talons to grip, She struggles to climb across her perches. People at my local bird store say she is may be […]

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Leaving my bird

i am leaving for a week and i live in a rural area and i don’t have someone who can watch him or come over and i can’t not go. will he be okay if i give him plenty of food and water, new toys and a mirror 🙁 ?

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Breath and seeds

Is it normal for a green cheek conure to breath heavy when hot and is there seeds in the normal pet shop mixes they cant eat

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Cockatiel Leg Broken

My female cockatiel Leg has been broken. She had hit fan, no other injuries just right leg broken. My couple has given babies three months ago. I have, few questions. Still she able to breed? Her partner will accept her again? Will the leg be cure?

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yellow pooh

ive just bought a linnet hen and noticed her pooh has been yellow for the last 2 days .I think it could be her liver..is there a treatment for this thanks

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Avicakes seem dry

My green cheek conure used to love avicakes, but only when they are fresh and chewy. Lately, even though the package has a 2021 exp date, they do not seem as chewy and are more brittle. Now she won’t eat them. These are the main pelleted food she would eat. What is up?

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Cockatoo

My Cockatoo has recently started bending way over to watch herself poop. Is there a reason for this behavior? She is 29 1/2 years old and very well adjusted.

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Parakeet

How long can you keep your parakeet in a cage on any given day? Our parakeet is about a 1 year and 3 months old. Thanks in advance.

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