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Follow-up Center Threads made in the Emergency Room forum will be moved here by staff as a way to follow-up with members after their budgie emergency. This keeps the E.R. for only the most current emergencies.

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Old 05-10-2015, 05:58 PM
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I don't know what is going on with Lucy she has a droopy tail and has been shaking her but like she has something stuck. I checked and it looks like there is poop stuck on her vent and she is fluffed in that area. She won't let me clean her to get a better look. I just gave her clean warm water and she took a bath but nothing back there got wet ugh. She isn't in breeding condition right now and I have never seen any mating going on. I sure hope this isn't an egg issue, I'm getting her seen tomorrow but don't know how to help her now. She acts normal and is active but seems off balance and is crashing into walls ant the tv now which is unusual for her as she is a very good flyer. I'm going to pull her out and try to clean her if she will let me last time she flew into the tv

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Hi Jessica,
It does sound like something is up with her. I'm glad you are getting her checked out tomorrow. The vet will most likely take bloods and also test her faeces.
In the meantime I would definitely clean her vent. Is she losing balance on her perch at all?
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It does sound like something is up with her. I'm glad you are getting her checked out tomorrow. The vet will most likely take bloods and also test her faeces.
In the meantime I would definitely clean her vent. Is she losing balance on her perch at all?
She isn't losing balance and falling but she seems to just not be as stable as usual especially when she goes to the bathroom.
I sprayed her down a little and got her but wet and she keeps preening and scratching. Also I have been watching her and she wags her but and gets low when she goes to the bathroom so I know she is going.
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It's good that you are taking her to the Avian Vet for an examination tomorrow, Jessica.

Please take a look at this link:
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We got Lucy checked out and the get said she was constipated and had some urate stuck down there. He cleaned her up really good and put some cream on her because she was bright red he said. She is happy and back to her old self she didn't even seem stressed from having to go to the vet. She was a good little girl for him we were so surprised. It was actually funny because we took Rickey along because she would have been lost without him, but he was in there trilling and making so much noise like it was just a normal event for them lol. Silly guy.
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Good news! They do make us worry though, don't they.
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That is great new's Jessica...
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Glad to hear Lucy is feeling better and is more comfortable now - poor little girl
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