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  1. Your Cockatiels Health
    I found this strange thing on my cockatiel's beak. It's not stuck food, I tried gently rubbing it with water. What do I do? Is a vet visit necessary? She is 6 weeks old.
  2. Cockatiel Talk
    Hi everyone! I'm a new tiel owner, I've had Larry for 4 days now and he's super sweet! He's still very young he's 3 months old and I've noticed something in the past days I've had him. He grinds his beak a LOT! I know this is supposed to be a good sign as it means he's happy and comfortable...
  3. Your Cockatiels Health
    So Darla was hand reared, I think by syringe but I'm not sure (saw syringes at breeders house) and I've noticed her beak doesn't shut all the way. There's a gap. I tried to take photos whilst she was smooching up for scritches but the gap looks a little big here. The photo shows how she normally...
  4. Your Cockatiels Health
    My cockatiel has seemed a bit off lately (always wants to be in the dark, less vocalization, ect) and I noticed this odd thing he was doing with his beak today. I have attached a link to a video of what he's doing on the bottom of this post. He doesn't seem to be grinding his beak but more...
  5. Your Cockatiels Health
    My 4.5month old male hardly chews on anything (maybe nothing, I can't remember seeing him chew anything) and his beak is quite a bit longer than my females who chews like her life depends on it. So! I have two main questions here: 1. How long is too long when it comes to beaks? 2. How do I get...
  6. Cockatiel Talk
    Recently my cockatiel has been getting this black stuff under his beak and around it. We got some out with a tooth pic but it's still there and it smells really bad? Does anyone know what it is and what I can do? Thanks
  7. Your Cockatiels Health
    hi yall ! i have a tiel that is estimated to be almost an old man :). he had a wound in his under arm that we took him to the docs for & now that has healed. but now he has a mass in his mouth of the right side. i set an appointment for thursday but am worrieddd. i have pics that i will post...
  8. Your Cockatiels Health
    I just got my new cockatiel...shes very sweet and active...I don't doubt her health and I knew about her feet when I purchased her. However I noticed her beak is a bit off too. The center of the lower portion seems to have an indent in the middle and the left lower portion rises just slightly to...
  9. Your Cockatiels Health
    This chip seemed to pop up over night. It's not a crack it's more like a flake of beak? I'm not sure how to explain it. If you ever chipped one thin layer off of your finger nail, that's what it looks like. Is he okay? He doesn't seem to be in pain. I just don't know what caused this or if I...
  10. Your Cockatiels Health
    Last night, when I came home from work, I noticed my Lutino tiels beak looked a little off. It was darker in color on the top but his bottom was its normal pink/tan coloring. Today, the color is lighter and I took pics but they're on my phone because my camera's zoom is currently screwed up and...
  11. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi all ! Hope all r doin' fine. Today, in the morning when I fed my Cockatiel vitamin dose (as suggested by vet), he shook his beak after the dose (he doesn't like the vitamin drops !) and a thin, small part of his upper beak (looked like very thin human nail) fell off onto my hand. I'm so...
  12. Training and Bonding
    Hi again people, My male cockatiel, Peano, likes to do the "rapidfire beak" thing and sort of shoot his beak out and peck my other bird Sunny, but he's not actually hurting her, sometimes he wont even touch her. Other times he is really nice to her and grooming her. Sunny doesn't care. How can...
  13. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello all, First time poster, and something of a novice bird owner... had my cockatiel for about 8 months. We get on great and he's in great shape except for a spot that seems to be developing on his beak. I've attached 2 pics of him... they aren't great because he was moving about a lot and...
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