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  1. Cockatiel refusing to eat pellets/excessive preening

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello! I have a one year old tiel now, he’s rather finnicky at the best times, and he’s really starting to scare me. i have tried to swap him to pellets over and over for his own health and he refuses to eat. Just starves himself. Won’t eat fruit or veggies or anything other than millet and...
  2. Smelly Cockatiel!!

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    My baby boy Tiel is recovering from a plethora of issues that he brought with him, didn't 'catch' in my apartment. I learned my lesson about buying from a store, but I have the sweetest little pal living with me now. He is 4 months old, still under a Vet's care. On antibiotic and motility drug...
  3. Nail Polish Exposed to Cockatiel

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    Hello! I've been a lurker here for a while but I have a question that I'm freaking out about because I just read a thread about a cockatiel dying because of nail polish. I just finished painting my nails and they were sticky dry. My sister brought my tiel (who normally lives downstairs) to my...
  4. Fingers crossed.

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    My little man Drogo is sick! When I woke up yesterday morning and checked on him, he had a coating of something sticky all over his face and head. So I researched what this was and was told by various places that it meant he had vomited. Of course, this happened the morning of my first day of a...
  5. Wheezing

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    My cockatiel is male and almost 5 years old. Over the past few weeks, i've noticed an occasional wheezing sound when he breathes. He has no signs of runny nose or discharge of any kind. could it be a respiratory infection? when he sits on my shoulder i can feel a bit of moistness when he...
  6. My poor Buddy isn't feeling well :cry:

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    :cry: Oh noooooo. How quickly something can go wrong....... My bird was fine this morning, everything seemed normal, after a couple of hours though I noticed he was being rather quiet, that's not unusual though some days he has quiet days, then noticed he had some very runny poos and he hasn't...