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Re: Baby monk parakeet

Posted by Hedly Lamar on 5/25/08
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    On 5/25/08, Connie wrote:
    >
    > Travis, Do what you think is right and forget people who are rude.
    > This chat is supposed to be a nice one and you should do what you feel
    > is right. Take her advice and try the splint method, it's worth that.
    > If it doesn't work, then love the little one anyway. We are not
    > perfect and sometimes what works for one does not work for another. I,
    > personally wish you and your little one the best and will say a prayer
    > for you. God bless, Connie
    >
    >

    AGAIN.......
    This problem is easily fixed. Boo on you for not fixing it in a
    timely manner. Don't breed if you don't know what you are doing. That
    goes for your birds AND YOU.


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    > On 5/25/08, Connie wrote:
    >>
    >> Boo on you for criticizing me and what I do with my birds. Who do
    >> you think you are by being mean to others? I did do it in a timely
    >> manner and it did not work. Who are you to tell me not to breed? You
    >> are a very ugly person. Travis should do what he think is right. If
    >> the taping works great. But don't go acting like a Miss Know - it -
    >> all and telling people things in a cruel manner! This is not what
    >> this chat is all about or are you too vain to see that?!
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>> On 5/24/08, Connie wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>> Taping them up didn't work for mine. We tried that when it was a
    >>>> couple months old and let it stay for awhile and when we took
    >>>> the tape off, they were still splayed. But, hey.. what have you
    >>>> got to lose?
    >>
    >> On 5/25/08, Hedly Lamar wrote:
    >>> This problem is easily fixed. Boo on you for not fixing it in a
    >>> timely manner. Don't breed if you don't know what you are doing.
    >>> That goes for your birds AND YOU.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>> On 5/24/08, Hedly Lamar wrote:
    >>>>> On 5/24/08, Connie wrote:
    >>>>>> I had a young bird that was splay legged and I sought info
    >>>>>> about it. I was told that sometimes the mother bird will lay
    >>>>>> on it so much that their little legs will spread out.
    >>>>>> Fortunately, mine was only 1 leg and she is still like that
    >>>>>> but gets around just as well as the others because she
    >>>>>> wanted to get around. Your bird has both splayed legs. The
    >>>>>> bird may or may not ever get up and walk but it will find a
    >>>>>> way to get around. You are gonna just have to wait and see
    >>>>>> and let it do for itslef. Sometimes life isn't fair and
    >>>>>> sometimes the mother will lay on one of them. At least she
    >>>>>> didn't sufficate it or kill it some other way. Give the bird
    >>>>>> some time and try and let him do his thing. Give him love
    >>>>>> and pray for him to find his way to get around. I believe
    >>>>>> that he will.
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> On 5/22/08, travis wrote:
    >>>>>>> I have a green and blue monk parakeet, the green one laid
    >>>>>>> eggs again for the 2nd time, and we have 3 babies now. all
    >>>>>>> of them are feathered now, two of them can climb and walk
    >>>>>>> around fine but the last one isn't walking, he is always on
    >>>>>>> his stomach spread eagle, sometimes pushing himself up but
    >>>>>>> never really getting both of his legs under him. Is this
    >>>>>>> common? anything we can do to help? Thanks
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Spayed legs are easily fixed. Take the bird to an experianced
    >>>>> avian vet and get them fixed. If you don't at least try then
    >>>>> you will have to live knowing that you didn't even try to help
    >>>>> that little one. Spend a couple of dollars. Geez I can tape
    >>>>> them up in about 3 minutes. After 2 weeks they are fine. Do
    >>>>> it now before it gets too old.