Do you have an antibiotic ointment such as neosporin??? You can put that
on the cut of the bird. It won't hurt him. My vet told me this awhile ago.
Please consider giving him a topical antibiotic at least!
> On 6/12/05, MKay wrote:
>> Please ignore the fact that he's upset, and take a closer look.
>> There may be something still stuck in his leg. If you don't take
>> him in, you can at least try to make him more comfortable by washing
>> it for him..??
> I've just come back from washing his cut with disinfectant. He's got a
> bump and a cut on one of the "hocks" of his legs which is obviously
> causing him some discomfort. He's still cosyed up in the hospital cage
> which is so clean I'd eat my dinner out of it lol, so hopefully the
> infection will work its way out. I'm going to keep him in till it
> looks better though. He looks really moody and hides every time
> someone walks past lol.
> Thanks for your help :)