With this an educational board we keep replys here. I will
email you to haul you back in. haha
She has splayed legs either from parents setting on her or
not enough nesting material in the nest box. I put 2 inches
of aspen wood shavings, the tiels toss it out and I put in
more. Never had a splayed legged tiel I am happy to say.
Well as far as keeping her around goes there are many
beloved little feathered friends with handicaps and I for
one would never consider the alternative. They are members
of my family. My little Melody/lovie had a splayed leg and
her former home didn't think she was pretty anymore. huh?
how sad that is. They offer so much love and only want to
be loved back. On her good foot she lost 3 toes and almost
bled to death. A good friend of mine put a fleecey happy
hut in her cage and I intended to take it out asap so this
one is my fault. Melody caught her talons in the fleece and
lost the 3 toes in no more than 15 minutes. Vet visits and
3 days later she finally stopped bleeding. My crying could
This coffee can happy hut has sweat pant leg cut to fit
threaded inside/outside and it's safe and great for a
lovie. Tiels usually don't like to get in things.
Melodys food and water dishes are very shallow ones on the
cage floor. I wouldn't expect her to climb, hold on and
eat. she can climb and does well but not to eat at the same
I hope you either reconsider or find her another home.