Some sick bird symptoms

Disclaimer: these are just some of the signs of a sick bird. Not all birds who display these are sick, and not all birds who are sick display these. Always, always consult your vet! And darn it, read real avian publications for more information and more things to look out for.

If your bird is sick or injured please take it to an AVIAN VET; don't email me!!
If you get a new bird, always take it to your vet ASAP for a thorough exam and medical advice!!

And remember, birds often pretend to be fine when someone is watching nearby (survival instinct), so observe very carefully.

If you see one or more of these, or anything else odd or weird, don't waste time getting opinions from amateurs like me. Call up your trusted avian vet ASAP!

Finally, sometimes the worst happens, despite the best care and the best vets. Birds can and do die. Sometimes it's from careless breeding, sometimes it's pure bad luck, or an accident, or maybe it's just time for the bird to pass on. The best you can do is to get as informed and educated as possible (from more than one source), get to know your bird's individual quirks ... and to remember that keeping your pet happy, well-loved, and mentally occupied is one of the best preventative medicines ever!

Fighting PDD (fatal disease) with Cheep-Cheep

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