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  1. First big scare- Blood feather

    Your Cockatiels Health
    No matter how much research and preparing for if this situation ever occurred, I can't explain just how terrified I was to see the blood coming from under my baby's wing. Got my mum on the phone to the vets while i'm crying but trying to check what was going on. There is only one avian vet...
  2. Blood feather broke too low

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    Today one of my birds had a broken blood feather it was one of his flight feathers so I go to pull it out and the feather has actually snapped off under the skin and left the quill behind in the wing so it's impossible to pull. The bleeding had stopped before I even noticed his broken it so...
  3. Clumsy bird has broken a blood feather!

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    So I was busy giving Piper a cuddle just now. I've been keeping an eye out for blood feathers since she's going through her first moult, and I was aware she had some new wing feathers coming through. When she stretched her wing out, I noticed a substantial amount of dried blood around one of...
  4. A few Cockatiel questions.

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    So with our dog recently passing away. We decided to get an animal we've never had before because its way too early to get another dog. So we decided to get a Cockatiel after a little bit of research. So I think we've gotten everything needed for the current care of the bird. Few ladders for...