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Re: Micheal L.

Posted by Lyn on 1/04/06
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    On 1/04/06, Michael L wrote:
    > On 1/04/06, Lyn wrote:
    >> Hey,
    >> I called and checked on my water purifier that I use. It is
    >> suppose to get rid of cryptosporidia.
    >> I called one of the spring water companies that I use and was told
    >> that that is suppose to be eliminated from their water also. She
    >> also told me that it was only for human consumption. I had to
    >> laugh. I should of known that it was only good enough for me to
    >> drink not my birds.
    >> Lyn
    > Lyn,
    > Maybe I'm not getting this? I would think if water is good for
    > consumption it would be great for any living creature.
    > I do hope your vet can come up with something to treat the rest of
    > your birds or at least keep this in check.
    > Were these adult birds that died or youngsters? Forgive me if said
    > and I didn't remember.
    > Michael L


    Your right if it is ok for us it should be ok for the birds. I think
    it was just a way for the water company to tell me it was not their
    fault that my birds died.

    Still no word from the vet. The birds that have died so far were 5
    and six months old. They were my hand fed babies. I'm hoping they
    were the only ones infected. I grabbed a bottle of water and added
    apple cider vinager to it instead of using the water purifier from my
    tap. I never thought it would kill them.