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The majority of their diet is budgie seed mix from the local pet shop, millet spray, fresh spinach and beetroot leaves, celery, grated carrots and beetroot pretty much every day fresh. I try apple or pear regularly but they don't take to any fruit at all. They like their green leaves though.
I used to worm with AVITROL PLUS drops in drinking water every 3 months. Now because I couldn't find this product anywhere I use WORM-ENDA plus. I have put wormer in their drinking water for 3 days and then repeated it the week after for 3 days. Since Looni got sick I have been adding AVI-DROPS in their water as well, I wanted to make sure she got all the minerals since I wasn't sure about what exactly she was eating.
The vet only looked at my worming medication and said it was okay and every 3 months should be enough. They didn't diagnose anything really. Only looked at her poo and said it looked normal. The only medication prescribed was the Antibiotics Clavulox 0.1 ml twice a day. I gave it to her for 12 days.
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I will cut back on the spinach and millet spray. Interesting because there are the two food sources I know for sure she really enjoys.
If her condition is related to her diet and she will from now on have the diet she needs, is there any hope that she will be able to use her foot again? She seems much happier at the moment but I can see she is confused about her foot.
Is there hope for her and her foot?
Will I cook brown rice, quinoa, couscous, pasta how I would cook it for myself without salt of course? Sweet potatoes cooked?
She suffers when separated from her flock a lot. She was separated for 12 days in a cage within the aviary but at first chance she joined her flock and it felt like it is for the better with her. She was so stressed and as soon as she was reunited she seemed much happier. Her flock looks after her and it's beautiful to see how they check up on her, groom her and one of the boys feeds her too.
So my next question is. Would it be okay if I put them all on this special diet? Since seeds in the amount I am giving to them is not good for neither of them. And to be honest I have not seen pallets for budgies at any of the pet shops here. I am very disappointed that nobody has ever told me this... but I never give up!
I have not found an avian vet in my area yet. I am looking ...
Thank you so much! I will keep you informed!