On 3/04/10, GreyLady wrote:
> On 3/02/10, dana wrote:
>> check the baby for fungus wash it in quater cup dawn and cap of
>> bleach to insure there is no fungus r irritant and is the other
>> bird making it nervous
> I don't believe I'd be jumping on this bit of advice without
> talking to my vet first. The tiniest amount of Dawn, even when
> cleaning up animals after an oil spill, makes huge amounts of
> suds. A "quarter cup"????????? I don't think so. I also don't
> think your vet will tell you to put bleach on the bird either.
> Be very careful.
I agree with GreyLady, don't ever put bleach on a bird. In fact,
you should follow the other advice you received and bring the
birds to an avian vet. If there is a medical issue it needs to be
addressed before it become more serious.