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Re: Broken wing (humor bone)

Posted by raindrops on 8/16/07
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    On 3/09/06, Marcos Gomez wrote:
    > My 4 month old budge managed to break her wing when she got
    > stuck on my CD storage stack. Actually, I think it broke
    > when she panicked trying to unstick herself.
    >
    > So I took her to the vet who kept her over night trying to
    > best find a taping that he would tolerate. He would not
    > accept the traditional taping of the wing to the body. So
    he
    > simply taped the wing shut. I have had to place him in a
    > very small cage with 2 perchs at ground level. He is
    > miserable because he is away from his mate who is in a
    > cockatiel cage alone waiting for his return. They are both
    > crying and screaming for each other periodicaly throughout
    > the day. And they are both angry at me for seperating them.
    > I feel horible.
    >
    > It has been 3 days like this and I will have to wait 6
    weeks
    > to see if this will work, but I don't know if I can keep
    > them seperated that long. It is not as if I can explain to
    > them that they need to have patience.
    >
    > Anyone have any advise? Will the wing/humor bone repair?
    > Opinions welcome
    > Marcos