Small bump/dot on my sun 5 month old conure, mid-chest

by lisa
(ma)

Hi,
I have just seen a Small bump/dot on my sun 5 month old sun conure's, mid-chest. what is this?does this mean male or female? it is pinkish/the color of skin sort of. I hope you may know what this is. I have done a search online, I cannot find anything, maybe have the wrong phrases?
Thank you for your help!!

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Apr 23, 2009
Bump on Sun Conure
by: Tracie

I don't know of any free vets. If there are any, I would suspect that they would be so booked it would be a year or more before you could get in.

Bumps are not normal at all. It sounds like a growth, but who knows? Yes, a clear picture would be helpful, but will not do your bird any good because without a vet seeing the bird in person, they can not prescribe a treatment.

I am sorry I can not be more helpful.

Apr 23, 2009
bump..
by: lisa

thanks for getting back to me so quick! I am unable to get to a vet(costs) :( are there any free avian vets that you know of in MA?
This "Thing" is small, it is my birds skin color.(pinkish/peach) it is half way down & in the middle...it's along the crease on their stomach going down(vertical). do they have a belly button(this is how it looks, like an out-ty. , or could this be associated with being a him or her? would it help to see a picture? is this something normal?
Thanks again!!

Apr 23, 2009
Sun Conure with bump
by: Tracie

If this is a bump and not just a strange colored feather, then you need to take your bird to an avian vet soon for an examination.

To determine if the bird is a male or female, you can have the vet do a DNA test while you are there.

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