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Re: Baby monk parakeet

Posted by Connie on 5/26/08
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    By the way... the actress's name was Hedy Lamarr. Coincidence or can't

    On 5/25/08, Hedly Lamar wrote:
    > 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.
    >> 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.