How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Michael Salkin Your Own Question
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Bird Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 26150
Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
Type Your Bird Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Michael Salkin is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a baby society finch who appears to have splayed

Customer Question

I have a baby society finch who appears to have splayed legs...she was born here and we now have three finches including her....she is about a month old. Is there anything I can do to help her? She is learning to fly great. (We give them a room in the house to fly in..they live it) but has a bit of a hard time with landing with the splayed legs
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. We don't have many avian-oriented vets on this site. There is something you can do for Emmy and because in these cases a picture is worth a thousand words, please see this video: and this site:

Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I never give bad reviews...but....Waited 4 hours for than to send me the first youtube video that comes up when you Google the problem!!! Waste of $15
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I understand. I'll opt out which will give another expert an opportunity to enter the conversation.

Related Bird Veterinary Questions