Bird Veterinary

Have Bird Questions? Ask a Bird Specialist.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Bird Veterinary Questions
How many feathers should be cut to prevent temporary flight
How many feathers should be cut to prevent temporary flight on a parrot? … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,373 satisfied customers
I have a caique bird and just today we noticed a bald spot
Hello! I have a caique bird and just today we noticed a bald spot on his head with a red spot in the middle of it, wanted to know if it's mite feathers or if he's molting maybe? … read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
Etiquette consultant
Doctoral Degree
46 satisfied customers
I returned from travel after being away for nearly two weeks
Hi, I returned from travel after being away for nearly two weeks and my flighted African Grey can't maintain altitude now when flying. Rather than landing on familiar spots she glides to the floor and… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,373 satisfied customers
My 26 year old African grey was a big moulter, around 5 to
My 26 year old African grey was a big moulter, around 5 to 10 feathers a day. Six weeks ago we moved from NJ to FL and I haven't seen one moulted feather. He looks healthy, he's eating, stools a littl… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,373 satisfied customers
Just found your site and my canary has the missing feathers
Hi —just found your site and my canary has the missing feathers around the neck. Most recently he has stopped singing and now has a “cough”. I am afraid he may have mites. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
56,966 satisfied customers
I suspect mites. Zeke 4 months, He's been preening a lot and
He's been preening a lot and has patches with no feathers.… read more
Dr. Jaime
Dr. Jaime
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
231 satisfied customers
I just purchased a Congo African Grey. Her cage is a reused
I just purchased a Congo African Grey. Her cage is a reused one that, after scrubbing myself, I took to be specially cleaned and disinfected at a veterinary clinic. While picking up the cage, I also h… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
My African Grey developed a bald spot on top of his head a
My African Grey developed a bald spot on top of his head a couple of months ago. The skin is normal color and there are very light feathers coming out. This has been the case for a while. I have forag… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,081 satisfied customers
Male alexandrine parrot 4 years old only recently looks very
Male alexandrine parrot 4 years old only recently looks very scruffy around the neck and head.. He is very active, talks and whistles alot.. but I am concerned.… read more
Veterinarian101
Veterinarian101
Veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
998 satisfied customers
African Grey: healthy eater and weighs about 560grams...feathers
I have a female 4year old African Grey. She is a healthy eater and weighs about 560grams. She is full feathered but lately is pulling out the small fuffy down feathers. She has no bald spots. Is this … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,081 satisfied customers
We rescued a African Grey 5 years ago, just the last few months
We rescued a African Grey 5 years ago, just the last few months he has been plucking his feathers bad. we have an other African Grey and we feed them the same we don't have an answer.help… read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
DVM
Doctoral Degree
900 satisfied customers
Can an African Grey get scaly face mite from a parakeet My
Can an African Grey get scaly face mite from a parakeet? My parakeet had 2 growths on the the corners of its mouth. It seemed to only grow up word like a funnel, but doesnt seem to have spread. My par… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a baby Congo African Grey (4 mths old) that is generally
I have a baby Congo African Grey (4 mths old) that is generally home alone during the day (9am-6pm). After his morning shower today, i noticed some bald spots on his wings (1/2 cm in diameter, both wi… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Hello, Please can someone give advice / help. My wife and
Hello, Please can someone give advice / help. My wife and I have kept parrots since about 1986. We have 3 African Greys, 1 Double Yellow Headed Amazon and recently we rehomed an Orange Winged Amazon. … read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
Good Day to you. I live in Cape Town, South Africa. It is currently
Good Day to you. I live in Cape Town, South Africa. It is currently wet and cold here. Is it okay to keep my African Grey Parrot in his cage outside on the veranda where he is sheltered from the rain.… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
6,741 satisfied customers
Hello, my boyfriend and I are babysitting for Coconut, my nieces
Hello, my boyfriend and I are babysitting for Coconut, my niece's parakeet. We have had him for at least a month each of the last few summers, so he's pretty familiar with us. Saturday, Sunday, and to… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,081 satisfied customers
Why does my parrot pull her small feathers out Is it har
Why is my parrot (5 year old African Grey) pulling her leg feathers out? She is completely bald there now. Is it harmful? We have changed heer feed lately (through lack of availability) - would this m… read more
Dr. Shaw
Dr. Shaw
Doctoral Degree
10 satisfied customers
what is the molting season for a congo african grey trying
what is the molting season for a congo african grey? trying to find out if my bird is molting or plucking… read more
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Veterinarian, DABVP Canine/Feline
Doctoral Degree
1,190 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

266 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. MD Stafford

Dr. MD Stafford

Veterinarian

233 satisfied customers

20 years in private practice, contract veterinarian Dickerson Park Zoo and attending veterinarian Missouri State University

Fiona Steel

Fiona Steel

Veterinarian

224 satisfied customers

BVMS MRCVS

allpetsdr

allpetsdr

Veterinarian

142 satisfied customers

I have been practicing for 10 years. I work with exotic pets, dogs, cats, small ruminants, camelids and pigs.

Dr Gwen

Dr Gwen

Bird Veterinarian

122 satisfied customers

Over 22 years of experience with pet birds, wildlife, and zoological avian collections.

Dr_Kitty

Dr_Kitty

Bird Veterinarian

122 satisfied customers

Mostly experience with chickens and ducks.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x