Also, I'd make sure she has the most comfortable perches
possible ... no concrete nail trimmer type perches.
Hope she's feeling better soon.
On 10/15/06, Summer wrote:
> Yes, my vet us an avian. I've been going to this vet for many
> of years. He also treats my dogs.
> I question the vet when he told me to apply this ointment to
> her feet twice a day.He said it would be ok for her. and that
> must apply a very thin layer.
> It's very stressful to watch her suffer like that...She's
> eating and some times she has some good moments that she's not
> biting them...This makes me think she's getting better...But
> when I think that.She goes right back to biting them. and she
> does not stay still. she lands on the bottom of her cage.
> Tomorrow. ( 10-16 ) will be one week that she has been like
> Thank You Cheryl...I will be one happy person when she gets to
> feeling better
> On 10/15/06, Cheryl wrote:
>> Like I said, I had her for 16
>>> years and she has never been sick like this....Thank you!
>> I have not had this type of experience, but I jut wanted to
>> send my thoughts to you and your bird and the hope that he
>> feels better soon!
>> One thought...Is your vet and Avian vet? I am not sure about
>> putting anything with medication of any sort onto the feet
>> topically, as when the bird "picks" it could be ingested.
>> Maybe there is something natural with heeling properties that
>> could be used instead? I'd maybe seek another opinion?
>> Just a thought. Good luck, and let us know how it's going.