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My 13 year old budgie bird was fine yesterday but this
My 13 year old budgie bird was fine yesterday but this morning his entire right leg is limp and useless. He cant grip my finger and when I hold him and move the leg there is no muscle tone. He doesn't… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My chicken is about 2 1/2 months old. She won't put any
My chicken is about 2 1/2 months old. She won't put any weight on her leg. She is getting around in the tub some how, but not in front of me. I will feed her sometimes from my hand. Her leg doesn't se… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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DVM
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I have a cream legbar rooster that can't use one of his legs
I have a cream legbar rooster that can't use one of his legs he tries to hop around but just ends up laying down most if the time he was fine at night when I checked on them before i locked them up fo… read more
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Dr. Leah Hill
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Noticed a day or two ago he was limping...she doesn't put
Noticed a day or two ago he was limping...she doesn't put much pressure on the foor at all and its warm...what could cause this? … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,422 satisfied customers
Gave a bird that seems to have claw entirely broken limp
gave a bird that seems to have claw entirely bro***** *****mp other claw has one toe turned upside down little guy can't stand hangs out in a little cloth fixture seals unruly when handled as in pain … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,422 satisfied customers
I have a pet turkey who is going on 8 years old. We have
Hi , I have a pet turkey who is going on 8 years old. We have been treating bumble foot every year. Now his feet are terribly dis formed and he will not get better. We are giving him antibiotics and s… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I am a veterinarian and not avian. Friend texted that her 8
I am a veterinarian and not avian. Friend texted that her 8 yr. Budgie is limping the last 7 days without a known injury. I recall that budgies get gout. … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Weakness in legs. problems with gripping and falling, no
weakness in legs. problems with gripping and falling … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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DVM
31,887 satisfied customers
My elderly cockatiel is limping. Nothing "looks" different
My elderly cockatiel is limping. Nothing "looks" different from the other foot. He tries to use it to climb, but seems to have no grip. He keeps falling when he tries to move around. I have put his fo… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
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31,887 satisfied customers
On Wednesday, my Cockatiel started suddenly limping. It was
On Wednesday, my Cockatiel started suddenly limping. It was hard to tell what was wrong with him but he did have a pretty bad fall that morning. I decided to wait and take him to the vet. On Thursday … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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19,422 satisfied customers
my cockatiel is limping and holding one leg up when on the perch he wa
my cockatiel is limping and holding one leg up when on the perch he was nipping at his brother earlier and he nipped back not sure if injury caused at this time thers no abcess on his foot not sure wh… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Blarney is 30 and is eating but his left claw is not working
Blarney is 30 and is eating but his left claw is not working well, he seems off balance and is shivering from time to time. He hangs his beak in the cage bar to sleep. then other time s he is fine exc… read more
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Dr. B.
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19,422 satisfied customers
cockatiel: limping, and not puting much weight on the leg..floppy
Hi, A friend of mine has a baby hand raised cockatiel that took a fall, trying to fly and has hurt its leg. It is now limping, and not puting much weight on the leg at all. The foot seems floppy and t… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my tiel flew into the wall and now he is limping. He can perch
my tiel flew into the wall and now he is limping. He can perch and fly, the leg and foot appear not to be broken, yet he is favoring one foot more than the other… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
We have two male pekin ducks in a small pond. They are just
We have two male pekin ducks in a small pond. They are just over two years old. This morning one of them is limping on his right leg. My son examined the leg and found no injury and the duck did not s… read more
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Andrea Roberts
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Bachelor's Degree
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My 10 year old male Cockatiel started limping, what should
My 10 year old male Cockatiel started limping, what should I do? He did this a couple of weeks ago and the next day he was fine. This is the same leg that he was limping on before. His feet and legs l… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
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My budgerigar has a hurt leg - its claws are outstretched and
My budgerigar has a hurt leg - its claws are outstretched and he does not appear to be able to clasp with it. We noticed this a few days ago, and he has progressively become quieter and is sleeping du… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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bird: It bled; looks like a scratch rather than a deep cut.
bird 1 bit bird 2's foot, almost at the center of the bottom of his foot. It bled; looks like a scratch rather than a deep cut. He's lifting it up.… read more
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Dr. Dan
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