The Parrot Blog

This page should help you keep up to date on the latest questions and answers posted on our Ask the Avian Vet and Parrot Questions pages.

We will also add our newest pages and any major updates on existing pages.

To ask your question, go to our Parrot Questions #2 page, type in a title for your question, and the drop down box will open for you to ask your question.

Apr 16, 2018

What may have killed her?

I know it says youre not answering questions anymore, but I'd like to still ask this question for anyone to answer. My 5-6 year old handraised(by myself)

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Mar 24, 2018

What does a aqua tail mean?

My moustache parrot is 1 year old and she has a full green body, what a moustache parrot should look like, but on it's tail it's bluish/aqua. Does this

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Mar 15, 2018

Cockatiel

I bought a cockatiel 2weeks ago, when I get close to the cage she moves to another perch or runs to the back of the cage and does not want to be handled.

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Mar 15, 2018

Indian Ring neck so skittish....."Mommy needs help"...

My Indian Ring neck is so leery and jumpy. It is like she can't relax. She was born in Aug 2017 and just now will get on my hand. Will sit on shower rod

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Feb 24, 2018

Olive oil in my birds fluff feathers

I put olive oil on my parakeets feet to help the dryness but he got some on his feathers, my boyfriend said to give him a bath so I did and there is still

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Feb 24, 2018

My green cheek conure concerned

My green cheek conure is plucking her whole chest. Shes just comeing up 2 years old. I wonder if its cause its winter out here or is she naturing or is

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Feb 24, 2018

Weird Cockatiel Behavior

Hi! I'm new here. I have a six month old female pearl cockatiel. Recently, she has been backing into a corner/sitting by a wall/ my neck (when she's on

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Jan 17, 2018

Star anise

How many star anise whole pods are safe daily for a GCC?

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Jan 09, 2018

calamondin

I have two large calamondin trees that are loaded with fruit. Is it ok for parrots, too's etc to eat them. I cannot find anything on the web. These

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Dec 01, 2017

My parrots eyes problem

My Indian parrot eyes infection and closed eyes please suggest me I am used drop but no effect

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Dec 01, 2017

2 months old sun conure chick gots a cold

Hii friends.. I'm having 2months old sun conure chick.. no he/she gots a cold for past 5days.. how can i prevent my sun conure chick from cold ... plss

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Nov 18, 2017

URGENT 3 day old conure sick

Hi I have a 3 day old greencheek conure, the parents don't feed their babies. It seems to be breathing strangely and it's feet and wing tips have gone

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Nov 18, 2017

found a male sun conure and i have a question on mating

I found a sun conure that was being sold with the female which was his mate I called to try and see if they were still for sale, the owner said she sold

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Nov 18, 2017

Red rump Breeding questions

Hello I have previously bred finches, quail and cockatiels with no issues and now have a pair of red rumps. The Male I’ve had 2 years I don’t know his

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Nov 18, 2017

My featherless love

My parrot is 2 and half yrs old and he is very brisk...he always responds to our speech and calls...and he always call us wen he is hungry....bt the problm

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Oct 25, 2017

I need help, injured around the skin of the toenail

Hi, my female love bird is hurt. I notice the bleeding and some sweeling around one of her claws, and some hard stuff seems to be growing. Her claw seems

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Oct 04, 2017

Yellow sided conure tail feather

My 5 weeks yellow sided..tail feather broke n a little bit of blood what should i do? N 2 more tail feather half broke..anytime soon will.be gone..will

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Oct 04, 2017

toenail

will my diamond dove toenail grow back ?

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Oct 04, 2017

Both of my babies

Saturday morning I went to let my 7 year old yellow sided conure and my 12 year old peach faced lovebird out of their cage. When I went to the cage they

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Sep 21, 2017

ASAP Ringneck respiration needs to be cured?

I got an injured ring neck parrot. from 2 months it's on treatment. Her eye was lost. a wing bone is broken. probably cat attack. I wrongly given bird+

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Sep 13, 2017

eggs do not fertilize

does anybody know why my yellow sided conure lay eggs but it do not fertilize ? its the third tine that lay eggs but do not fertille thankyou .

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Sep 06, 2017

Corella mating but not laying eggs

My corellas had been mating for weeks but no signs of laying eggs

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Aug 10, 2017

Should yellow nape amazons be dewormed yearly?

If yes what should we use?

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Aug 10, 2017

Two birds, two owners, same home.

Hello Experts, My girlfriend and I have decided to get two new baby conures arriving in 3 weeks. We're reading many blogs about how to prevent the birds

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Aug 10, 2017

Two birds, two owners, same home.

Hello Experts, My girlfriend and I have decided to get two new baby conures arriving in 3 weeks. We're reading many blogs about how to prevent the birds

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May 30, 2017

Conure poop

My conure only poops when she is outside the cage

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Apr 25, 2017

My indian ring neck parrot is always keeping its head down. And always closing its eye. What should i do?

My indian ring neck parrot is always keeping its head down. And always closing its eye. What should i do?

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Apr 20, 2017

clavicle bone protruding from baby pigeon chest

found a 2 week old baby pigeon on the ground after a wind storm in las vegas. scalped head and a bone sticking out of its chest, I think the clavicle

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Apr 20, 2017

Parakeet stops sitting on my finger?

I've had my parakeet for almost a week now. The parakeet has been doing great, I could feed it from my hand and it could get on my finger easily. But The

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Mar 25, 2017

How to train an older cockatiel

I recently received a 5-6 year old cockatiel She doesnt seam like anyone ever socialized with her and therefore I cant pick her up to get her wings clipped.

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