I have a similar issue! Ever since I got him (it's been 3 weeks now) he sneezes at least every day and sometimes even 5 times in a day. I am so worried! Please answer someone...!
WAIT WHAT OH GOD PLEASE TELL ME WHAT OTHER SYMPTOMS HE HADHello everyone. Unfortunately he passed away this morning. His symptoms quickly got worse and he eventually could not take it anymore.
Please watch your bird very carefully and try your best to take care of them the second you see symptoms of an illness.
RIP Echo, you were a good boy. <3
Please help, my cockatiel sneezes a bunch too, no other symptoms, please, someone pay attention to my issueI'm so sorry for the loss of Echo 😔 He's going to be flying high over the rainbow Bridge with our many passed babies. I'm sorry to hear about the sudden sickness. Birds are so good at hiding it until it's too late. Happened with one of my budgies a few months ago, so I understand how sad it can be 😰
Here is the thing, I don't want to do that. Many times people have gotten their pet bird to the vet only for the bird to catch sickness there because all of the sick birds. Unless it's really clean, he might get something worse than what he already has, so, a "just to be safe" is not an option for me right now, unless someone changes my mind about the advice I got from breeders on vets, which is what I said right now.I would suggest taking your baby to an Avian Vet just to be on the safe side. I'm no expert on Cockatiel health, so that is my best advice to you.
Oh... Uh It hasn't shown anything else like that but the sneezing fits have seemed to slow down... Oh god now I am getting nervous...The sneezing fits started to slow down a bit but he started to have trouble breathing. He would only breath through his mouth and it made a snotty wheezing sound. He eventually refused to eat or drinking and a few hours before he died he had trouble standing up and moving. He had a spasm and flapped his wings around and hyperventilated before he went limp and stopped breathing.
This all happened throughout a couple of days.
I hope this helps and your bird quickly recovers.
Okay! Thanks! The sneezing has stopped, thankfully and he seems to be doing a lot better. Sadly, I have a big problem with his diet. He will ONLY eat millet. He will shout and shout and shout for hours, starving himself, untill we give him millet, even though he has other seeds right in front of him. He has tried them and he knows they are edible but he is a little brat and only wants to eat millet. How am I supposed to make him eat pellets and veggies if he won't even eat seeds?! (Other than millet) the maximum amount of times I have seen him nibble and some other types of seeds where around 60, which is honestly really good, but it only lasted a day. He has eaten two packages (around 15 sticks) of millet in 3 weeks. I honestly don't know what to do and it isn't good for him. I have left him withought millet for 5 hours since morning, seeing if he will eat, but sadly he just started panicking and throwing a tantrum, going at the bottom of his cage, screaming all the time, and frantically running around to get my attention. It's sad and I want to feed him something else but it just seems impossible at this point. Although, sometimes he eats normally, which is awesome, but those are only the good daysmI agree with ya. The vet we took my bird to was clean and tried their best, we were just too late.
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