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My female budgie had been feeble and weak from yesterday. Starting from tonight, she was not able to fly properly (nothing wrong with her wings and she normally flies around even yesterday) then i put her in a small box with cushion inside it. What should i do? She wont eat other nutritious foods besides spray millets. I tried to force her to eat ORS with syringe but that too dont work. What should i do?? Also her droppings are normal . Please help馃檹
 

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You need to get the budgie to an Avian Vet right away.
USE THE LINK Locating an Avian Veterinarian TO FIND A VET IN YOUR AREA!

Avian Vets have special training to determine the cause of symptoms resulting from illness or trauma.
This is important as "regular" vets will often overlook symptoms that are quickly obvious to an Avian Vet.
When you rely on anyone who has not had training in Avian diagnosis and care, you may be delaying effective treatment.
This can prolong suffering that may be avoidable.
The bird will often require a more intense, prolonged treatment with a poorer chance of full recovery than it would have if you seek prompt professional diagnosis and treatment at the first sign of illness.
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Let us know how things progress after her vet appointment.
 

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If you cannot find a vet if there is a zoo in your area contact them and ask who see the birds at the zoo. Has your bird ever laid an egg, when something sudden happens with a female I always think about an egg perhaps being stuck.
 

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If you cannot find a vet if there is a zoo in your area contact them and ask who see the birds at the zoo. Has your bird ever laid an egg, when something sudden happens with a female I always think about an egg perhaps being stuck.
Yes, she laid eggs. I used to provide nesting box but when the young ones hatched, she couldn't look after them well enough and as a result they always died. She had successfully hatched three batches of younglings but failed to keep them alive. Some said it may be due to malnutrition but my main problem is she wouldn't eat any nutritious foods i gave them. As she always failed in looking after the young ones, i put her nesting box away. Even after that, she continued to drop her eggs around the cage but has recently she hasn't drop any eggs. Any suggestions? What if an egg is really stuck inside her? Also she had lost her weight and is very light. Her main diet is Millet seeds, millet leafs and millet spray. They occasionally eat vegetables like mustard leaves, coriander, etc but they wont eat fruits
 

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Yes, she laid eggs. I used to provide nesting box but when the young ones hatched, she couldn't look after them well enough and as a result they always died. She had successfully hatched three batches of younglings but failed to keep them alive. Some said it may be due to malnutrition but my main problem is she wouldn't eat any nutritious foods i gave them. As she always failed in looking after the young ones, i put her nesting box away. Even after that, she continued to drop her eggs around the cage but has recently she hasn't drop any eggs. Any suggestions? What if an egg is really stuck inside her? Also she had lost her weight and is very light. Her main diet is Millet seeds, millet leafs and millet spray. They occasionally eat vegetables like mustard leaves, coriander, etc but they wont eat fruits
She shouldn't be housed with a male budgie if mating and egg laying is a thing and you aren't an experienced breeder.
Her diet is also nowhere near sufficient for her, let alone to raise little ones :(

It's incredibly hard on a bird to have frequent clutches, especially depending on her age. You should remove her from the same cage as the male as soon as possible.

If she is egg-bound, she would really benefit from seeing an avian vet. There are some things that you can do at home:
 

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Did you check the link you were given to find Avian Vets or Exotic Pet Veterinarians?
There are also links to On-Line Avian Vet services in that link.
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Avian Veterinarians in India

India veterinarians

Animal Hospitals, Birds Hospitals, Veterinary Health Centers

You may need to travel outside of your city to find a vet.

If there are no vets then find a zoo or wild-life rescue for advice.

The female should never have been allowed to breed after the 1st time when things didn't go correctly.
Especially when she is obviously suffering from malnutrition due to the lack of a nutritious diet.


Did you allowed her to breed in a cage with multiple budgies?
How old is the female?

If you do not get her professional help, chances are she will not survive.

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