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Re: my bird fell and he's limping...HELP!

Posted by me on 12/30/06
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    On 12/30/06, Tammy wrote:
    > The reason you were told to go to a vet for a "simple" thing is that
    > birds hide problems/illnesses. There is no way of knowing if there
    > is internal damage or not. The same would apply to you /kids etc,
    if
    > after a week the bird/person is still limping it is time to go to
    > someone qualified to find out what is wrong.
    >
    > Tammy
    >
    > On 12/30/06, Rebecca wrote:
    >> give me a freakin break. That bird was useing his sore foot and
    >> leg to eat with immediately after the accident. I just love how
    >> everyone recommends that you should RUN to the vet for even the
    >> simplest things. Obviously, the poster "run to the vet" must be a
    >> struggling vet or studying to be one.
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> On 12/30/06, GO TO YOUR VET wrote:
    >>> MAYBE YOU SHOULD TRY A QUALIFIED AVIAN VET.....I LOVE HOW
    >>> EVERYONE THINKS THEIR A VET HERE......TRUST ME THERE'S SO MUCH
    >>> MORE THEY KNOW THAN THOSE WHO ARE NOT. OF COURSE YOU NEVER
    >>> REALISE THIS TILL YOU GO TO SCHOOL TO BE ONE.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> On 12/26/06, Rebecca wrote:
    >>>> On 12/26/06, Curly wrote:
    >>>>> On 12/26/06, Rebecca wrote:
    >>>>>> my jenday conure was climbing on a ladder and it fell on
    >>>>>> his leg. he's limping and he wont put weight on his
    >>>>>> foot...but he will hold food with it. the foot that is
    >>>>>> hurt has a band on it and its his left foot. PLEASE
    >>>>>
    >>>>> If it was broke he wouldn't be useing it to eat with. Its
    >>>>> probably just sore as heck. Just keep an eye on it and he
    >>>>> should be useing it in a day or so. Don't despair he will be
    >>>>> fine.
    >>>>
    >>>> i forgot to mention that this happened on the evening of the
    >>>> twenty third and he STILL is favoring the other foot. im
    >>>> really upset and my dad keeps saying to wait and wait but im
    >>>> really starting to freak out..


    good point Tammy