why my parrot has a twisted neck? (upside down)

by Hassan
(Pakistan)

I have a green parrot with a red n blue line around its neck (i don't exactly know what these parrots are called) for almost 20 years. 2 days back we found him hanging in his cage upside down with a twisted neck (upside down, at almost 180 degree angle). We took him out but it was very lethargic and bately able to move. We had to feed him and give him water by hand.

Now he is better in that he can move around. But his neck still gets twisted, especially whenever he tries to climb or do something which requires force by his neck. When its twisted, it looks like he tries to straighten it but is unable to do so, like a muscle spasm. He is conscious and it looks like, is suffering from a lot of pain. We are very worried about him. There are no good vets here in Pakistan, if any at all. Please help

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Nov 14, 2013
Bird with twisted neck
by: Tracie

Your bird may have a tumor effecting a nerve or any number of things. Please use this Find an Avian Vet link to find an avian vet for your bird so it can be examined to determine what is wrong and what the potential treatment might be.

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