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Libby Bond <email address not displayed>
Libby Bond wrote on the Nanday Conure Forum message board: > I have a Nanday Conure age 28 yrs old; we have had him since age 3 > months; He was in bottom of cage this morning and have noticed about > two weeks he has not been as active or climbing; > > When got him out this morning his feet were clawed and drawn up and > was on bottom of cage not responding much; Thought he was dead at > first glance; I've been feeding him as he has not been eating or > drinking since he cannot climb around or hold anything in his claws;; > I fed him soaked oatmeal and raisin juice with eye dropper bout every > 15 min a dropper full; He is getting it evidently b/c he is pooping > often; It is watery however;; took him out in sunlight for 10 to 15 > minute intervals; But not sure what has happened to him; I read > possible vitamin D deficiency from not getting enough light and also > maybe b/c he only eats black sunflower seeds; We have tried parrot > mixes etc over the years but he will pick out the sunflower seeds and > sling out everything else ; so we just started buying sunflower seed > in bulk and feed him some of what I cook of the things he likes; ie; > brown beans and potatoes and some fruits. Please advise what to do for > him; I'm not giving up on this lil guy b/c he's been in our family too > long; I did pull him out of a weakened state one other time with the > oatmeal, raisin and molasses mix; Should I give him antibiotic and > what would be good to give to him at this point?
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