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I have a male parakeet, he started bleeding from his nails
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My cockatiel broke part of his nail off. It was bleeding for
My cockatiel broke part of his nail off. It was bleeding for a bit, large droplets fell off from the nail a few times, but it has since stopped. I used cornstarch to stop the bleeding, but my tiel sti… read more
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David
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I found blood on the perches, parakeet, I don't see any
I don't see any bleeding when i examine her I went to feed her this morning and blood was on the perches She seems fine externally … read more
David
David
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MSc in Wild Animal Health
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I think my pet parakeet cut itself. I believe last night,
I believe last night, there was a lot of blood on the bottom and it stopped for a moment but then it started to peck at it and it keeps opening it's wound I tried to examen where but he is too feisty to hold and I didn't want to stress it out but it's acting normal it doesn't look like it's in pain I'm just worried about the reopening of the wound … read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
Etiquette consultant
Doctoral Degree
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My parakeet is shifting from 1 foot to the other. I started
I started to notice it about 3 weeks ago. At first I did not realize it could be an issue as a am a fairly new bird owner. After some research I decided to look at the bottom of her feet, I don't see any sores or wounds. I cleaned the cage well and put in a new natural wood perch which she seems to be using more now. I noticed her shifting started to improve but today it is again quite prominent. I do note that her nails are quite long as well … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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I was clipping my sun conure's wing feathers like always but
I was clipping my sun conure's wing feathers like always but she suddenly moved and I cut her toe above the nail. it is hanging by a tendon, I believe. I had clotting powder so the blood is stopped fo… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,471 satisfied customers
I got two parakeets about 8 years ago, one blue & one green.
I got two parakeets about 8 years ago, one blue & one green. Yesterday the blue one, Freddie, died. The green, Eddie, seems very lonely & isn't singing today. What is your opinion regarding getting an… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,471 satisfied customers
I have a parakeet. That has injured her right leg. It has
I have a parakeet. That has injured her right leg. It has blood on the claws.. either she fell , got caught in the wiring around the cage, or was injured in a fight with another parakeet, they sometim… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,471 satisfied customers
Nail cut 2 short bleeding used cornstarch but still
nail cut 2 short bleeding used cornstarch but still bleeding … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
43,820 satisfied customers
My lovely budgie injured his leg yesterday - his 'toes' are
My lovely budgie injured his leg yesterday - his 'toes' are bruised. He can weight bear for short periods but then tucks it up under his body - it was bleeding too for a short period (no idea what h's done but was loose in the house at the time) Hes normally chatty chirpy and friendly and now sits in his cage and is asleep all the time … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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DVM
44,117 satisfied customers
My Parakeet is bleeding from somewhere but we can't tell if
My Parakeet is bleeding from somewhere but we can't tell if if from his mouth or recturm. Don'dt won't to pick him up..afraid we would hurt him. … read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Emergency Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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One of my parakeets started fighting with my other one. They
One of my parakeets started fighting with my other one. They have been together for years with no issue. Now one is bleeding from the toe. What do I do?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
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44,117 satisfied customers
my child accidentally fell onto her parakeet (young bird) and
my child accidentally fell onto her parakeet (young bird) and her hand landed on his tail. the result was that all of its tail feathers got 'pulled' out, by force and pressure. the bird seemed ok, des… read more
Dr Gwen
Dr Gwen
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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My bird landed on my car keys and somehow got stuck. When I
My bird landed on my car keys and somehow got stuck. When I pulled him out, he squealed VERY loudly. Shortly after I noticed his claw looked raw, and was bleeding badly. WHat do I do?!?!… read more
Hawkedoc
Hawkedoc
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147 satisfied customers
My conure bit off my parrotlets long toe just behind the nail.
My conure bit off my parrotlet's long toe just behind the nail. (Like an idiot I turned my back for a second and he got on her cage) The bleeding has stopped and he's eating and seems like he'll be fi… read more
Hawkedoc
Hawkedoc
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147 satisfied customers
parakeet: went lame..now, he has bitten off part..toe nail
our parakeet went lame in one foot several months back, but seemed to adapt pretty well. did not take it to the vet due to cost. now, he has bitten off part of the middle toe - past toe nail up to knu… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
parakeet: at sea & there were no other boats in the vicinity.
We rescued a parakeet that landed on our boat this afternoon. We were out at sea & there were no other boats in the vicinity. The parakeet landed on the boat & was obviously exhausted. We brought him … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
parakeet: her wing tonight and it was a little bloody
my parakeet had a loose feather come from her wing tonight and it was a little bloody. I figure it's a blood feather. I think it broke when she was squirming in my hand. It doesn't appear that she's b… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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