broken wing

my parakeet was playing with our other bird and the big bird bit her. Now my parakeet is favoring on of his wings and lifting it up alot. He can still fly but im worried if he broke it.

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Dec 19, 2009
broken wing
by: Linda

Thanks for writing, and you need to take your bird to an Avian Vet for an X-Ray as soon as you can. If the wing is broken, it will need to be fixed so it cannot move or it will heal wrong.

In future, keep little birds with little birds and big ones with big ones. Even though our birds makes friends with larger or smaller birds, it does not rule out accidents because one is large and one is small. Either be there all the time right in the room with them to supervise or allow them out at different times.

Thanks for writing and let us know how this goes. The wing will most likely need to be immobilized even it is not broken just to allow it time to heal. Do not let bird fly and keep it in cage and quiet until and after visit to Avian Vet.
Linda

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