budgie with curled toes

Budgie with curled foot

Budgie with curled foot

Female budgie (age unknown but at least 5 yrs old) has toes curled on one foot. Her beak is also flaking at the tip but not sure if because she is using it more when moving around to compensate for her foot. The vet here wasn't sure, suggesting an anti-inflammatory in case of injury and vitamin supplement in case of deficiency. Has been a few days with not much change (maybe too soon) but appreciate another opinion since there is no other vet to go to and this one wasn't sure.

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Aug 24, 2011
Budgie with curled toes
by: The Avian Vet

This is likely a neurological problem and it may be related to a reproductive problem. It could also be a kidney disease, trauma, infection, egg binding and other things. I recommend that you have your bird examined by an avian veterinarian as soon as possible.

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