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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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My male has a leg and wing injury. I do not know how it happen. He is in pain and needs care. I am hopeul that he will heel without a costly visit to the vet.
His foot is splayed and there is a small wound on his wing. He is on the fllor of his cage sitting on corn cob with a heating pad below, plent of food and drink nearby. He is not finger perch trained and will not let me pick him up. What to do? Home remedies please!
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Old 04-27-2017, 10:31 AM
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Although you don't know how the injury happened, you can try and narrow it down.

Is your budgie kept in it's cage or does it have unsupervised out of cage time?
If it happened in it's cage, you can inspect the cage for anything that he could have been caught on.
Can any animals like cats, dogs or other predators get to your budgies cage?

Splayed legs is usually something that happens as a chick.
What is wrong with the budgies leg exactly? Holding it up? Bruised? etc.

Has the wound stopped bleeding?

How long ago did the injury happen?

Is your budgie eating?

Do you have access to an avian vet?
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Thanks Therm,
No out of cage time. He may have gotten stuck on a toy somehow and fallen? He is in the same cage as his daughter. She is leaving him alone. I guess it's not splayed but he doesnt put it down straight. I just inspected his leg and he does have any visible signs of injury. No bruises and he can scurry around.The injury happened yesterday. His wing seems have stopped bleeding. I do have an avian vet. He ate a bit earlier.
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Please take a look at this information regarding Avian First Aid and ensure you have a Birdie First Aid Kit on hand at all times.

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Hi there and to Talk Budgies!

You've been given great advice above. How is your budgie doing now?

Be sure to read through the forum's many Budgie Articles and "stickies" (threads "stuck" to the top of each subform for easy reference) to stay up to date on all the best practices for caring for budgies. If you have any questions after reading through everything, be sure to ask as we'd love to help!

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