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Message #951. This is a followup to #949.

Name:(No name)
Date:Friday December 5, 2003 9:04:32 pm MST
Subject:Re: Hurt eye
Message:Hi Kim:
It's so upsetting when your bird is having problems!  My guy Pete has had many, many problems over the 17 years that I've had him, and I've had very good experience with an avian veterinarian in my town.  I really rely on her to help me through difficulties with Pete.  Pete is absolutely obnoxious to most people except for me and my husband, and even bites me on occasion.  Avian vets are usually very skilled in dealing with birds that really don't want to be handled!  I'd give your sweetie a few days, but if the eye doesn't look like it's getting better, I'd take her to the vet.    

Kim wrote:
> Hi, this is my first time, and I hope someone will be able to help us.
>  My nanday bear is 16 and is a rescue bird, we thought it was a he
> but she layed an egg, my only solution to this is she is finally
> happy.  But the bad thing is along with the egg came alot of
> behaviors and one is she rubs her beak on the cage, which I think
> caused her eye to get scratched.  The white part around her eye is
> red and puffy there is no oozing but it looks uncomfortable, I keep
> cleaning it with water is there anything else I can do?  She hates
> everyone else,so i don't think she'd let a vet touch her, and I don't
> really trust them and their pricey1 any suggestions?

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