Cockatiels lame foot
Our 4 yr (single)old tiel Misty laid several eggs within the last two weeks and as I always do I built her a little cardboard home for her to be alone with her eggs. She would come out to eat as she always does. Then one day she came out limping, her right foot seemed to be bothering her.
I felt whatever happened her laying on the eggs might be making it worse, so I removed her cardboard home and the eggs. Its been several days now and the limp is still there. When she sits on my finger her right foot doesn't grab firmly like her left one. She is also night quite as playful (which I feel is more related to me taking away her eggs).
Any ideas about her foot, we've had birds before (including Misty) who have laid many an egg but never any that came up lame later after sitting on those eggs. Could it have been how she was sitting on her eggs? Thanks ahead of time for any info or advice you can give.