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I got galah she keep on digging her wing. She keep on

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I got galah she...

I got galah she keep on digging her wing

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the bird?

She keep on digging her l shoulder

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the bird seem to hurt?

Left

Veterinarian's Assistant: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?

When we bought it from pet its already wounded

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is the bird eating normally?

Yes

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. No appetite problems. Is the bird having trouble peeing or pooing?

Vegetables and fruits No

Veterinarian's Assistant: How is the bird behaving differently?

She will eatfrom my and let me pet from outside the cage

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the bird's name and age?

Galah and 14 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Galah?

14

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Galah?

Just how to cure the wound under her wings

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is Galah bleeding a lot?

This is since last september No

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Bird Veterinary
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Hi I’m Dr G and I will help you out with your Galah. These beautiful cockatoos are my favorite and I love their coloring.
Has she been to the vet for this? Have you tried any meds or treatments?
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