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  1. Just a picture of my cockatiels

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    They are about 9 and 5 months old. They like to chill and do stuff they are not allowed to do. One likes to sing a lot the other prefers silence. The previous owner said the white one is a girl and the greyyellow one a boy. I’m not sure though.
  2. My cockatiel’s been limping

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    My cockatiel Rosie has been limping for the past 2 days and when perching on my finger or anywhere else, she barely touches her right foot to the perch/ground. I picked her up and looked at her foot but couldn’t find anything wrong, no discoloration, no blood, nothing swollen or out of place...
  3. 5 weeks old cockatiel buldging gizzard

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    Hello! I’m first starter in hand feeding or raising baby birds– I noticed that my 5 week old cockatiel’s stomach started buldging after his morning meal this morning; this happen yesterday night too after his meal; the thing is I’m not sure if this is due to feeding and is not dangerous at all...
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  5. Health concerns

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    Hi. I adopted two female cockatiels 3 weeks ago. One I was told was about 2 years old but she wasn't sure because she isn't the original owner. The feathers on the back of her head are very scruffy and seems to sleep a lot. She eats and drinks normally, sleeps on one foot a lot. Plays in short...
  6. cockatiel hates to be on the floor or anywhere other than his "spots"

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    I have a 3 year old cockatiel that's been with us for a little over a year. He's very friendly with hands and affection and he'll stay on your hand or shoulder/somewhere else you put him if you leave his room with him, if he is placed anywhere other than his cage or his playground in his room...
  7. Is my cockatiel sick? Should I take him to the vet?

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    This is my first time ever owning a bird of any sort so the fact that they can hide their sicknesses so well gives me terrible anxiety when I have to leave over the weekend. Recently I've noticed some changes in my birds behavior, his name is Wrin. He is very fluffed up a lot of the time, more...
  8. Help with cockatiel chick

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    I was hoping for somebody's input on what to do with my "sick" cockatiel chick. We weren't able to visit a vet due to the virus, and any help would be greatly appreciated. The chick is one of 3 in a clutch that hatched around 3 weeks ago, and he's the youngest at around 10 days old. As a 3-4 day...
  9. Kept budgies for years, new to tiels', looking for advice.

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    Hi all, I'm from England and I'm looking at getting a cockatiel bird for my fiance as she loves birds, we also have two budgies that we've had for 3+ years. I'm fairly confident with keeping the bird from what I have researched with regards to their diet, cage, health issues to look out for...
  10. Hari Tropican and tropimix

    Food And Nutrition
    Hi, Iv recently bought tropican maintenance formula and tropimix for my cockatiel, I just wanted to know if this is a good pellet food for her or not as i couldnt find any reviews on it online.
  11. Any advice on long travel?

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    Any advice on long travel with birds? Hello! I am Tielie and i have 3 cockatiels :wf cinnamon::wf lutino::tiel2: I live in the netherlands and i am plannin to move to england within a few years and of course i want to take my birds with me. I am planning to travel by boat and car which will...
  12. Sick Cockatiel

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    Hi there, Looking for some advice about my cockatiel. She is a grey female, approx. 15 years old. She lives with two other cockatiels. For about a week, her breathing has appeared laboured. She has been breathing with her beak open and there is an odd clicking/grinding noise with each breath...
  13. Male or female?

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    9 week old Heavy Pied, loves biting stuff and playing with my glasses, chirps sometimes, very active. https://imgur.com/a/7Hajisg
  14. My first cockatiel! Advice needed.

    Training and Bonding
    Hey! So I bought a four-month old lutino cockatiel (named Caspian) just a week ago, and I'm in love! I found that in some aspects Cass and I have bonded very quickly; he will fly from his cage or play area over to me, he's comfortable climbing on me, he accepts scratches about half the time I...
  15. Hello all I'm new here and look forward to shareing with you cockatiel fans.

    Introductions
    :grey tiel::lutino: Hello. My name is Ross. I have two cockatiels named Chill and Henry. Both males. This is my second pair I've had and have some neat tricks such as Playgrounds, diet, behaviors, fun ideas to keep them busy etc. Glad to see such a great forum that helps others enjoy and keep...
  16. minor cockatiel injury

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    I just recently got my first cockatiel (Caspian, four-month-old lutino) five days ago! :lutino: Unfortunately, while I was asleep last night, he was messing around and ended up injuring himself. He lost his two longest feathers (the ones that form the tip) on his left wing, and has a couple of...
  17. Chronic Polyuria Cockatiel

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    I'm cross posting this from a reddit thread where I asked the same question. Our 18 year old cockatiel has had polyuria for 2+ years. No other health problems that we know of. Her droppings always have excess urine. Sometimes, her droppings will be mostly urine, with maybe a speck of feces...
  18. My birdy has too much energy.

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    Hello, I recently got male cockatiel from the pet shop nearby.He is almost a month home and so far I bonded with him very well from the 3rd day. Until this moment he let me pet him,give him food in hand and so on. Unfortunately for the past week he is squaking really loud for like 3-4 hours in...
  19. Crust & Abnormal Feather Growth On Cockatiel Back

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    Hello all first time poster, friend to our cockatiel Rocky. Rocky has been a member of our family for 23 years, and unfortunately he has an inoperable wing tumor that has left him unable to fly. His prognosis is not good, but we want to keep him as comfortable and happy as he can be in this...
  20. Can someone explain me???

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    Hello to everyone, I have a question. why does my cockatiels who I leave them all the time out of the cage, they don't want to sleep inside the cage, they only eat,drink,play, but when its time to sleep they choose very weird places to sleep. Usually when I go to sleep I pick them up and put...
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