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I have a 1&1/2 yr old cockatiel that is plucking under her

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I have a 1&1/2 yr old cockatiel that is plucking under her left wing where it all red and sore to her. Squacks everytime she plucks at it, I took her to get her wings cliped and asked them they said to see a vet. Is there something that I can do to help her. I am on a very low income widow and I don't know what to do.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.
Hello, I'm Dr. Bob. I'm sorry to read of Daisy's condition and your inability to help by getting her to an avian veterinarian. You may be able to treat her at home, how used is she to being handled, and could you apply medication to the affected area?