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Re: my bird fell and he's limping...HELP!

Posted by Birdmom on 1/27/07
(19) Comments

    On 1/13/07, KittyJ wrote:
    > On 12/26/06, Rebecca wrote:
    >> On 12/26/06, Curly wrote:
    >>> On 12/26/06, Rebecca wrote:
    >>>> my jenday conure was climbing on a ladder and it fell on
    >>>> his leg. he's limping and he wont put weight on his
    >>>> foot...but he will hold food with it. the foot that is
    >>>> hurt has a band on it and its his left foot. PLEASE
    >>> If it was broke he wouldn't be useing it to eat with. Its
    >>> probably just sore as heck. Just keep an eye on it and he
    >>> should be useing it in a day or so. Don't despair he will be
    >>> fine.
    >> i forgot to mention that this happened on the evening of the
    >> twenty third and he STILL is favoring the other foot. im
    >> really upset and my dad keeps saying to wait and wait but im
    >> really starting to freak out...
    > After that being said, the band may be too tight or hurting his
    > foot! HAVE IT TAKEN OFF EMMEDIATLY! And better yet, go to the
    > Avian vets ASAP unless you want a conure with only one leg which
    > will happen if no circulation is in his none usable foot (which
    > may be a reason for why he is limping)

    Yes! You need to take him to the vet! ASAP!