Bird Veterinary

Have Bird Questions? Ask a Bird Specialist.

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

Related Bird Veterinary Questions
My bird is very lathargic and putting his beak in his feathers.
My bird is very lathargic and putting his beak in his feathers. His back looks like there is molting and feathers are dishevled. He's puffy. He isnt himself. 1l12weeks. so far. Ligthly spray with wate… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My once beautiful barred Plymouth rock hen began molting last
my once beautiful barred Plymouth rock hen began molting last November. she has grown back most of her feathers , but most are down, fluffy, not shiny and real long, like before. her head, wings and t… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
32,775 satisfied customers
My bird seems to be molting, but also appears sick with
My bird seems to be molting, but also appears sick with puffed feathers and not acting normally … read more
Joan
Joan
Private
19,312 satisfied customers
my mother in laws canary has been molting for the last ten
my mother in laws canary has been molting for the last ten weeks. the bird seems to be finished dropping it's feathers but now the bird does not sing like he used to. any ideas?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
My bird is loosing her feathers, it isnt molting. its not
its not growing back. two years ago she had the same condition. i gave her a mix of beds that cured her in about two weeks. by the end of that month, she began regrowing feathers. the meds did not seem to help this time … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
32,775 satisfied customers
bird: which plucks her feathers out..Tail, wing, breast..grown back
my friend has an exotic bird which plucks her feathers out. Tail, wing, breast, although some has grown back since I have been around but he saids she is not deseased. What is your prognoises?… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My bird is molting a lot (sun conure) and it is just
My bird is molting a lot (sun conure) and it is just starting to get cold here in New York. Loosing lots of feathers although his behaviors are not changing and he is eating well. I know molting takes… read more
Heath Wilkerson
Heath Wilkerson
ER/ICU & Exotic Animal Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
963 satisfied customers
Two Rhode Island Red hens have molting feathers on their back
Two Rhode Island Red hens have molting feathers on their back by the tail feathers and one is getting a bare spot. Is this mites and if so what is the treatment both for the chickens and the coop?… read more
Andrea Roberts
Andrea Roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,292 satisfied customers
bird: older than that as it seems to be molting new feathers)..wing
wife found a baby bird (well, older than that as it seems to be molting new feathers). brought it home thinking it had a broken wing. it did not. it was actually using the wing as a "crutch". upon clo… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
I have a chicken that has been molting since before Thanksgiving.
I have a chicken that has been molting since before Thanksgiving. She has no feathers on the back half of her body or on her chest. We have had chickens for the past ten years and have never seen anyt… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Hello Bird Doctor, My cockatiel has been molting for a very
Hello Bird Doctor, My cockatiel has been molting for a very long time. She has soft tufts of down feathers hanging from under her wings. She is also suddenly antisocial and lethargic. She also does no… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
Have full grown mama cardinal, found by our dog. No flight
Have full grown mama cardinal, found by our dog. No flight feathers and one tail feather. We have her in a bird cage. Seems perfectly healthy but we don't know what to feed her. Regular wild bird seed… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,561 satisfied customers
hens: tail feathers..biting at their own skin and dying.
My hens have lost their back and tail feathers. They are biting at their own skin and dying. I have seen them molt before. This is very different presentation. I keep them in a coop in my barn with my… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My bird is 3 mo. old and its feathers look too fluffed out
My bird is 3 mo. old and its feathers look too fluffed out like its molting and its lethargic tonight and now its opening its mouth and no sound is coming out and acting sleepy when its normally very … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My chicken has severe molting and the flight feathers appear
My chicken has severe molting and the flight feathers appear to have blod spots on the stalk of the feather. This doesn't seem to be like a normal molt and it seems to be getting worse. There is a bla… read more
jh7192
jh7192
poultry veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
10 satisfied customers
My budgie is losing feathers mostly on his chest but also the
My budgie is losing feathers mostly on his chest but also the back of his neck. At first I thought he was molting but nothing has grown back. He's been like this for about 10 weeks. The top of his bea… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
canary: black masses in tightly stuck together feathers..treated
I have a canary that started molting...when feathers started to come back in, the skin was twisted up with black masses in tightly stuck together feathers. I've checked for mites, see none with magnif… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
I got a bird from a bird sanctuary, a parakeet with no feathers
I got a bird from a bird sanctuary, a parakeet with no feathers on belly or back. They say someone let it go and someone found it. I don't see any mites etc. and nor do I see any signs of feathers gro… read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
DVM
Doctoral Degree
851 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. Pat

Dr. Pat

Bird Veterinarian

4,244 satisfied customers

25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

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

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

220 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

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_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