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I have a very unhappy budgie. loose droppings fluffed up and
i have a very unhappy budgie. loose droppings fluffed up and sleeping lots and not very active… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,293 satisfied customers
Our budgie is sick. He is fluffy, stopped chirping, too weak
Hello, Our budgie is sick. He is fluffy, stopped chirping, too weak to fly, inactive, sleeps a lot, he is losing weight (22g today) but his appetite is unaffected. We took him to the general vet on tu… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have two budgies about 6 and 5 months. The younger one
I have two budgies about 6 and 5 months. The younger one (Charlie) is sleeping a lot at the moment: I'm not sure if this budgie is male or female as his/her cere is light blue and has never changed. T… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My budgie is about 5 years old and within the last
Hello...my budgie is about 5 years old and within the last 6 months his personality and physicality has changed quite a lot. He used to be vibrant and cheeky, out of his cage mostly but now he has no … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
My budgie has stopped singing. He rarely even chirps. His cage
My budgie has stopped singing. He rarely even chirps. His cage mate isn't the friendliest but they have both been happy up until now. Lorchan has a beautiful song. It's very worrisome that he has stop… read more
Valadoux
Valadoux
B.VET.MED
5 satisfied customers
My 8 year old female budgerigar has been moulting for about
My 8 year old female budgerigar has been moulting for about a week or so and seems to be coming to the end of it now. For the last couple of days we have noticed there is a fishy smell/aroma near her … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
budgie: scratching..Hes eating..eating fine..usual
My budgie is having a moult but he seems to have lost more feathers & be scratching more than in previous moults. The skin that has been exposed by the lost feathers looks red. He's eating fine & stil… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
budgie: vomitting..large cage..he ate both of these foods a lot
I have a 1 yr old budgie who has been vomitting once a month since Oct. Sometimes it lasts a day, other times it lasts longer. He is in a large cage with another male budgie and the other bird is fine… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have a 4 year old parakeet and his dropping are cement colored.
I have a 4 year old parakeet and his dropping are cement colored. They are usually dark green with a white center. I am not sure how to treat any illness he might have, He is eating and drinking and f… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
my budgie died yesterday up to he passed away he was eating
my budgie died yesterday up to he passed away he was eating flying drinking and playing with his toys. He used to always sleep on the bottom of his cage, but the last week or so he was sleeping more h… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
Our two and a half year old budgie, Rascal, has stopped talking
Our two and a half year old budgie, Rascal, has stopped talking and just sleeps most of the day. I took him to the vets and they told me that there is not a lot they can do for budgies, but put him on… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
budgie: s droppings are note..it quite a lot of liquid
Hello, __My budgie's droppings are note quite all right. _I have a picture of them, but I do not know how to enclose it to this message. Here's the verbal description: there's a sort of tubular, green… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
A cat got in and attacked my budgies cage whilst I was out,
A cat got in and attacked my budgies cage whilst I was out, during the attack my budgie seems to have lost all the primary flight feathers off of one wing, there was no bleeding and he seems otherwise… read more
Dr. B
Dr. B
Doctoral Degree
43 satisfied customers
budgie: mites..itching and losing feathers around his neck..cage
Hi there, My six year old budgie has been treated for mites twice, however, he is still itching and losing feathers around his neck. There are white flakes/skin at the bottom of his cage. What could b… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
My budgie seems to be ill, she was a very active budgie, chirping
My budgie seems to be ill, she was a very active budgie, chirping and playing, but now she is puffed up, with a very loose droppings and a seedy discharge from the mouth. She is drinking and eating mo… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
We have a white budgie about 4 years old. She has become very
We have a white budgie about 4 years old. She has become very quiet and off her food. Her feathers are very spikey round her head and neck. Does she have red mites? Joyce Fraser… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
I have recently (day before yesterday) aquired a budgie which
I have recently (day before yesterday) aquired a budgie which was flying wild. a neighbour trapped it as it seemed to weak to fly free. It is still alive and has only stopped eating for digest and sle… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
My 5 month old is in his first moult...really sleepy..biting
My 5 month old is in his first moult. He is really sleepy and has started biting. Is this because he's moulting? I put him to bed at eight and he's grumpy when I uncover him at 9AM. He eats and flies … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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