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Re: injured parakeet

Posted by Queen Regina on 8/26/07
(2) Comments

    On 8/26/07, sandy wrote:
    > overnight my son's parakeet injured his leg. he isn't
    > standing on it and is using his beak to help him climb up
    > the wall of the cage. we did seperate him from our other
    > parakeet and put him in a smaller cage. is there anything
    > we could do?

    It's going to depend on the injury. If it's a scrape, bite
    or cut you could put antibiotic ointment on the affected area.
    If the leg was broken, dislocated or sprained the bird should
    be seen by a vet.