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  1. Introductions
    My cockatiel has unusual lump type thing between legs. I don't know. I have two chicks and there is in both. One seems very little so they are bald chicks so I might be freaking out withou any issue. They might look like that in Start and will be covered up with feathers later I don't know. But...
  2. Cockatiel Talk
    Hey guys! About two weeks ago i came home to my one year old female cockatiel, KUKU, having scab-like dried blood on both her wings. When i took her to the vet, he said its nothing to worry about and will heal on its own (probably a very bad night fright) He prescribed an oral medicine to mix in...
  3. Cockatiel Talk
    Hey everyone! I hope everyone is staying safe during the pandemic. This might turn into a long post but any slight help will be very very much appreciated as i am pretty stressed since the past few hours. I adopted a female cockatiel about 3 months ago. Not sure what her age is but my vet told...
  4. Cockatiel Talk
    Im a fairly new bird owner and I have a cockatiel about 6mth old. Recently (1wk ago), I went out and came back in the evening, there were a few specks of blood at the bottom of her cage, it had come from her wing. It was clotted so I thought it was alright (vets near my area are really...
  5. Your Cockatiels Health
    please before you yell at me for not taking her to a vet if this ends up being serious, if you didnt know there is a global pandemic and i have not been able to make money like i was before. recently i switched my cockatiel over to a mostly pellet diet (about 70% pellets and the rest seeds), but...
  6. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, my baby Fu (2 years 3 months old) has been a bit different these days. He is a bit more aggressive and does not want to come out of the cage although he used to love coming out and sitting with me. Since last 3 days, he bites my finger off when I try to take him out of the cage. Two days...
  7. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, I have a few questions about my cockatiel's droppings, as some of her droppings look a little strange. I had not been observing my cockatiel's droppings for the past few months, but around a week ago, I noticed that a few of her droppings looked a little strange. For the past few...
  8. Your Cockatiels Health
    So I found this empty patch on my cockatiel yesterday and it looks like the feathers have been eaten or something and just the base remains. The skin there is red and looks kinda clean so I dunno if its mites or anything like that. It is usually covered with feathers around it and it only showed...
  9. Your Cockatiels Health
    I just noticed Luna has been perching on one leg with her right foot tucked up. she's been climbing around her cage with both feet but i'm worried she may have injured her leg/foot. what could be causing this? (sprain?broken foot?) I'm freaking out right now. she's my best friend. Do I need to...
  10. Cockatiel Talk
    Alright, so I have a bit of a strange question, but hoping someone might have an answer! My oldest cockatiel, Buddy (15 years old), recently started masterbating... a lot. I mean, he obviously did during his puberty stage, but it's so strange that he suddenly started up again at his age. We...
  11. Your Cockatiels Health
    Today around 1 (it's 3:30 now) I came home and she was sitting on the bottom of her cage, which, in the 2 weeks I've had her, she has never done that, or if I set her down there, she climbed up right away. She stepped up on my finger, and I noticed that she didn't grip my finger with her right...
  12. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi everyone! This is the first time I write anything in this forum. Thank you for having such a great place with lots of questioins and answers about cockatiels! I am baby sitting my mother-in-law's cockaiel, (I don't have a lot of experience taking care of tiels) but so it happens that there...
  13. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, I am new and I have a question that needs to be answered. So today I bought a cockatiel today from a breeder and all the feathers on the entire back of his head is gone, feet look dry and rugged, eyes closes slowly and opens slowly and when he steps up it is cautious and it feels light.
  14. Your Cockatiels Health
    My female cockatiel Elika has recently had really watery droppings. I have made a vet appointment for her but can't get in to see him until July 11th. I am concerned that it might be an infection of sorts since if it was related to stress or diet it might have gone away already? I have talked to...
  15. Your Cockatiels Health
    I have a six month old cockatiel and his name is Yoshi. Yoshi has been acting odd for the past two days. Generally, he's a happy, energetic, noisy, and very lively little bird. He knows my name and voice and usually chirps and whistles for me as soon as he hears me. I haven't heard a peep out of...
  16. Your Cockatiels Health
    help! so i went into my bird room and found a mass of knats just flying around in my, cage for carusoe!!! i've already cleaned every unclean area and scraped most poo so there's no trash for them too breed!!! although my mom is like keep them in your room for a day and bleach everything and i...
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