Re: Baby Lovebird with all toes pointing forward
Posted by Evelyn, WV on 5/04/08
Thanks Glenda, I'll try it!
On 5/01/08, Glenda wrote:
> I think this can be corrected. A couple of years ago I was
> feeding a 12 day old Amazon when I realized the toes were
> pointing one way on one of its feet. I carried it to an
> avian vet and she used white gauze tape. She placed the foot
> with the toes in a normal position on the tape and then
> folded the tape around the foot to form a flat bottomed boot
> that extended a little longer in front and back of the foot
> so the foot had to be flat at all times. I left it on for
> approximately a week and when it was removed the foot was
> normal. It may take a little longer on your baby because it
> is older and you may have to change the tape if it gets
> dirty. Its worth a try, just be careful removing the tape as
> those toes are so tiny on a lovebird.
> Good luck,
> On 5/01/08, Evelyn wrote:
>> I just discovered that a 5 week old lovebird has one foot
>> that all the toes point forward. Is a way to correct this?