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Old 09-29-2018, 07:40 AM
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We bought a budgie a month ago.
He was so active in the 1st 15 days. But after that his eyes are closed all the time. He dont seem to be active and eats less. I think its some eye issue.
His eyes are red and he keeps scratching it through the bars.
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You need to take your budgie to a qualified AVIAN vet. We are not medical professionals and cannot diagnose your bird.
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I’m sorry to see that your budgie is ill. But as posted above; only an avian vet, or a small animal vet who is experienced with birds can diagnose what is wrong and give the proper treatment.

If you need help locating an avian vet, please let us know. That is how we can help you here.
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Hi! to Talk Budgies

From the picture, your budgie looks to be a female and she needs to be seen by a qualified professional immediately.

While it is very challenging for people who live in countries with no Avian Vets, there are steps you can take to help ensure your budgies' health.

With the right motivation, you can work with a regular or veterinarian to get the proper care for your budgie(s).

You will want to do as much research as you can and learn as much about budgies and the best practices for their care so you can provide your little ones with the best possible life.

We have a member in India who has done this and has developed a great relationship with a regular vet.
With the member's research and the vet's collaboration, they have found ways of providing care for her budgie that she would have not been able to manage otherwise.

When you develop a good relationship with a regular veterinarian, that individual can collaborate via telephone or Skype with Avian Veterinarians in other countries if necessary to get assistance in appropriate diagnosing and prescribing treatment for your Avian companions.

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Hi there and to the forums!

You've been given great advice above. Your budgie girl definitely has an eye problem and she needs to be seen by a qualified avian vet!

Please take her into a vet as soon as you can to give her the best chance possible to heal!

Meanwhile, be sure to read through all the forums' many resources, such as the budgie articles and "stickies", to ensure you're up to date on everything. Most of those are provided by FaeryBee above

If you have any questions after doing so, please be sure to ask as we'd love to help!

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