Nanday Conure Forum

Message #2201. This is a followup to #2159.

Date:Wednesday October 20, 2004 9:58:21 am MDT
Subject:Re: Help please....
Message:Debbie wrote:
> HI ..
> I went to my local Petco today where I am very friendly
> with the associates there. I have even purchased two
> of my favorite family members there. (Chattering Lory and
> a Green Cheek Conure)
> They advised me that some woman gave them her Nanday Conure.
> When she brought this precious baby in. She has NO feathers.
> Completely bald. From the neck down. plucked bald. Not one
> down feather. Even the top of her wing is bitten raw.
> They believe, based on the round band, that she was wild
> caught approx 10 yrs ago. She is a female. Petco said because
> the lady just dropped her off they CANNOT / WILL NOT sell her
> so they offered this precious baby to me. AFTER the vet checks
> her so the rest of my animals do not get harmed in any way.
> This is what the lady told the Petco Assoc.....
> She brought this precious baby ....
> I ran out right away and bought a good size cage and two
> heating lamps to keep her warm...along with many toys and
> a tent bed that hangs from the top and many other goodies.

>  I dont care how she looks, in my
> eyes she is absolutely beautiful and will be loved even more than
> my other babies (if that is possible). I want them to grow back
> because she must get cold. I see pictures of how beautiful she
> must have been. My heart is aching so much for her. I cannot wait
> to get her home.

theres something wrong with you, not sure what but it is disturbing, the bird should be put down to end its misery, it probably has some parasite that you may catch as well.

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