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Re: chewing feet

Posted by VJ on 6/25/08
(3) Comments

    On 6/25/08, Connie wrote:
    > I have to ask.. Why was your birds foot bleeding? Did you
    >I didn't see him hurt it just found him after returning home.. I got the bleeding
    stopped and had it checked to make sure nothing was broke. He is eating alittle
    better but still picking at his feet. On Tuesday it'll be a week. Sure hope he starts
    feeling better he's just not himself. My CAG keeps yelling for him. I guess he's
    waiting for him to yell back. If he's not better by Sat. I take him back to the vet.

    see him hurt himself or was it just bleeding upon discovery?
    > It's probably just sore and needs some time to heal. If your
    > foot was bleeding and it hurt, you wouldn't feel like
    > standing on it either and would probably want to sleep. If
    > it continues and doesn't get better in a few days, take him
    > to a vet who does birds (some actually do birds, mine does)
    > and let him check him out, with him getting get a blood or
    > feather sample. It could be onstages of something else. My
    > guess is the little guy's foot is just probably sore. Give
    > him some time. Check his nails and see if they're way too
    > long and in a circular motion growing too fast.. If that's
    > the case, clip them alittle. If they continue to go at that
    > rapid rate, then take him to the vet for feather or blood
    > testing to make sure he doesn't have PBFD. Connie
    > On 6/24/08, VJ wrote:
    >> I thought my quaker hurt his foot the other day cause one
    >> of his nails was bleeding. Got that stopped now all he does
    >> is chew his feet. Seems like he doesn't have good grip in
    >> them either. Doing alot of sleeping when not obessed with
    >> chewing or picking. Any advise would be helpful.