Not using her left leg

by Elaine Moore
(Fitchburg, ma)

I just noticed tonight that my green cheek Conure is not using her left foot much. she will perch with her right leg but holds her left foot up. she can still crawl around her cage like normal but when i hold her she barley puts any pressure on her left foot.

i don't know if i should bring her to the vet in the morning. she is eating fine so far. i read i should increase the heat for her. we live in a basement where it is normally in the high 60's to low 70's. i will do this even thought it means i will be very hot.

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Dec 01, 2011
To Tracie
by: Katyabird

I am bringing her in tonight. She is still walking around fine but not using the leg much. i am so worried. thanks for you input i appreciate it.

Dec 01, 2011
Bird not using leg properly
by: Tracie

Yes, you need to Find an Avian Vet to examine your bird right away. It could be injured, or it could have a tumor that is causing the leg to hurt or not work properly.

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