Post by jwwork5556 on Jan 19, 2019 16:47:11 GMT -5
My quaker, Sonny is also sick. His nostrils are wet and he has labored breathing. I had one other bird that went thru that also, and the Vet tried everything to save her and nothing worked. She died around Christmas in my hands. I hate the thought of losing Sonny. Is there anything I can do to help him?
It seems odd to me that he has the same symptoms as your other bird (sorry to hear about her death at Christmas). Yes, an avian vet would be a good idea. Whereabouts are you located? In the US? I am in the Northern Territory, Australia and we have no Avian specialist vets here. It can be hard if you're in an area like that. I wish you and Sonny the very best and hope you are able to find out what the problem is soon.
My quaker, who is 15, is having the same symptoms. Is yours doing any ropy drooling? I took my to the OSU Veterinary Hospital and they admitted him for 5 days. They put him on 2 antibiotics and an antifungal. Never got a definitive dianosis but they suspected "sour crop" and possibly an infection. After 2 weeks of meds at home, he's been fine for a couple of weeks. Just today, I noticed he felt warmer and he's not eating like he should. I'm going to try taking him to a different vet and see what he thinks tomorrow.