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I lost my rainbow lory at age 18 recently. I was told he had
I lost my rainbow lory at age 18 recently. I was told he had multiple liver abscesses causes by the klebsiella bactertia. How would he pick this bacteria up and could it have been treated successfully… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My lory had multiple liver abscesses caused my klebsiella bacteria and died. How would he
My lory had multiple liver abscesses caused my klebsiella bacteria and died. How would he contract this backeria and can a bird survive multiple liver absecesses?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,617 satisfied customers
i have found a rainbow lorikeet who has all of a sudden developed
i have found a rainbow lorikeet who has all of a sudden developed clawed feet. i believe it to be rickets. the images that i have seen are exact to her feet. she is still eatng drinking water and eati… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
we have a rainbow lorikeet that we found about a week ago who
we have a rainbow lorikeet that we found about a week ago who was very weak and quite thin. We have given him lorikeet wet mix and fresh fruits and native flowers, we have treated him for lice as he w… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a rainbow lorikeet which is female and is kept in a
I have a rainbow lorikeet which is female and is kept in a cage and she has laid an egg is this unusual for a lone female… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,617 satisfied customers
our Cockatiel Oscar has been having coughing/sneezing attacks
our Cockatiel Oscar has been having coughing/sneezing attacks starting on Saturday. His is very chipper chortling, singing, and whistling when he is not having an attack. I thought he was eating well … read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
Hi,My rainbow lorri has some sort of crop infection.He is vomiting
Hi,My rainbow lorri has some sort of crop infection.He is vomiting a clear liquid and is very thirsty.I'm not sure how this has happened as my cages are spotless and there food is always fresh.We have… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My Rainbow lorikeet is very unhappy. He is escessively plucking
My Rainbow lorikeet is very unhappy. He is escessively plucking his feathers and biting beneath them...not preening just nibbling?, The last few days he has been beside himself. He has always been a p… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Hi i have a rainbow loriket and he keeps regurgitating everything
Hi i have a rainbow loriket and he keeps regurgitating everything he eats or drinks Took him to vets but they no little about parrots can u help. He is eating apples and his wet mix lorikett food… read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
DVM
Doctoral Degree
851 satisfied customers
i have a rainbow lorikeet that has lost all his feather on
i have a rainbow lorikeet that has lost all his feather on his chest and lower neck, he keeps scratching and picking at it so i tried using mite and lice treatment which has not worked, he still seems… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
rainbow lorikeet, my pet rainbow is 8yrs old for the past few
rainbow lorikeet, my pet rainbow is 8yrs old for the past few days he is very quite & hanging his head & wanting to sleep, today he's not very well he's cuddled up to a towel & hanging his head again … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
bird: home and found one in our outdoor avery dead and one..perch
We recently gave two cockateils to a friend and she reported that one (fairly old bird) was not well sitting on the bottom of the cage. Today we come home and found one in our outdoor avery dead and o… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We found a baby rainbow lorikeet. Fully feathered, brownish
We found a baby rainbow lorikeet. Fully feathered, brownish beak, not red...It has a bent stumpy tail. Is this caused by a viral infection or is it just young? It seems very healthy, friendly and eats… read more
dogtorlam
dogtorlam
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
lorikeet: pet..put weight..perch..He eats well still baths
My father has a pet rainbow lorikeet! On a very very hot day he decided to hose the bird down to make it cooler. After he did this the next day he found that the bird could not use its feet ( unable t… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have been given a rainbow lorikeet for xmas,it is young and
I have been given a rainbow lorikeet for xmas,it is young and can be hand fed.How can I find out if its male or female.Regards,Bev.… read more
Dr.Fiona
Dr.Fiona
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,587 satisfied customers
Do Lorikeets need specail hand rearing mix,or can you use normal
Do Lorikeets need specail hand rearing mix,or can you use normal parrot rearing mix.I havnt raised lorries before & am getting mixed coments on thier feeding. Thanks for your help Jenny… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
rainbow lory: my 3 yr..feathers..feeding his toys and is mating
my 3 yr old rainbow lorri lost his mate 6 months ago and we then moved, he has started to pluck his feathers. what can i do to stop this? we cant get a new mate as we already have 2 birds, which one i… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a female parakeet, approximately 7 yrs old - she is
I have a female parakeet, approximately 7 yrs old - she is sitting on the bottom of the cage - all fluffed up - she is still eating occasionally, but is irritated and does not want handled at all - sh… read more
Dr. Margo
Dr. Margo
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
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