On 10/16/06, Cheryl wrote: Hi Cheryl..I did call the vets today and asked
him for some time of sedative..He said he will explain more to me when I
get there after work this evening....I just came home to check on her on my
lunch hour...And fixed her some fresh vegetables.
When I had her to the vets last monday. Yes, he took samples of her stools.
did a culture and the scraping..He ran test on all of them and told me it
was a bacteria...I will see what shes like in the next few days after
getting a small sedative..If shes not any better I will check into another
> On 10/16/06, Summer wrote:
>> I will call him today while I am at work and ask him if that can be
>> done...I do love her. and I want the best for her..It's just so hard to
>> watch her suffer like that...I know shes not sleeping well.
>> Thank you for your suggestion
> I'd suggest seeking the opinion of another Avian Vet before makign a
> decision to do anything that drastic. This vet just might not have her on
> the proper stuff to help her problem. Could she have mites or something
> like that? Did the vet do a scraping or anything?
> I have personally had to seek the opinions of more than 1 Avian vet to
> get to the bottom of a problem, and sometimes, even the vet you have been
> with for quite awhile can be missing somethign that another one may be
> totally familar with!
> I agree with the poster who suggested some sort of birdie valium or
> something like that, to give the feet time to heel a little...With a
> sedative, maybe the bird will allow a birdie collar to prevent physical
> Please keep us posted...We do care!
> Good luck!