Cockatiel head twitching

my new cockatiel's head twitches from side to side most of the day. My other two cockatiels never did this but have now started. What have they got please?

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Jul 17, 2008
head shaking
by: Jadesmom

My Mexican Redhead Amazon did this also and after the vet tested for everything he recommended changing her food to Harrison's. We did that and her head shaking- seizure-like- stopped!

Jul 12, 2008
Cockatiel head twitching
by: The Vet

This can be caused by improper nutrition. (Feed your birds pellets, preferably Harrison's, to prevent nutrient deficiencies.) It can also be caused by parasites, ear infections, sinus infections, clogged nares, and abnormal behaviors. You should see an avian veterinarian as soon as possible.

Dr B

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