green cheeked conure pls help urgent

by bethany

hi i have a green cheeke conure his name is rain and he is 2 months old after he has a bath he starts having a fit/stroke/heart attack dont now why and now i have noticed all of his tail feathers have all gone can some one pls help me!!!!!!!
and 1 more thing at what age do they start eating alone pl help urgent tks

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Apr 11, 2012
tks linda
by: Anonymous

tks linda in the bath water i do not add anything at all only warm water

Apr 11, 2012
green cheeked conure pls help urgent
by: Linda

Your bird needs to be examined by an Avian Vet ONLY right away because something very bad is wrong. You say this happens after a bath, and if you are using any chemicals in the bath water, it is poisoning him. Use only boiled, filtered warm not hot water with nothing added. Use a plastic or glass plant mister/sprayer bottle and make sure nothing except plain water is used in it.

Your bird needs to be eating baby parrot handfeeding formula using a syringe until he is around 3-4 months old. Then the weaning process can be begun though it will still take a while. He will also still need handfeeding during weaning period at least twice a day and more if he's not eating enough. Wean him onto organic high quality pellets like Harrisons, found here, if you can get them into your country. If not, find something there that is organically grown which means no pesticide, fertilizer residues and no preservatives or other chemicals in the food.

My advice is to get him to an Avian Vet because this sounds like either his food, water, or something in the environment is toxic and is killing him.

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