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I just noticed my newly hatched budgie about 3 months old having very wet vent,
I cleaned her multiple times but of no use,
she seems very active and curious and her diet is all seed mostly and corn, veggies and leafs thrice a week.

there's no vet here in my place who is familiar with birds
any advice would be appreciated.
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A wet and dirty vent is commonly the sign of a GI tract disturbance which can be bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic and without having the droppings tested there is no way to know which it may be. Is she showing any signs of illness other then the dirty vent? Heavy metal poisoning can also have GI and urinary tract problems amongst others and the cage you have the bird in very dangerous. It appears to be made from a wire that is coated with zinc and in addition to that it is rusty, both of these things can lead to heavy metal poisoning if the bird ingests the zinc and rust particles off the wire.
Also the perch is not good, it would be best to have perches made of natural branches for proper perching and foot health, a square perch is not good for the feet and the bird will develop sores on the feet from it.
 

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Hello and welcome to the forums,

You have been given great advice and resources above. Cody is 100% correct and has asked some good questions. That cage is not suitable for a budgie.

Meanwhile, it's great to have you on the forums as you've come to a great place to learn even more about the best of budgie care practices! Please be sure to read through the forums' many budgie articles and "stickies" as they will help to keep you updated on everything. This is especially important since you do not have good access to veterinary care so it is up to you to prevent problems from arising!

If you have any questions after reading through things, please be sure to ask as we'd love to help.

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A wet and dirty vent is commonly the sign of a GI tract disturbance which can be bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic and without having the droppings tested there is no way to know which it may be. Is she showing any signs of illness other then the dirty vent? Heavy metal poisoning can also have GI and urinary tract problems amongst others and the cage you have the bird in very dangerous. It appears to be made from a wire that is coated with zinc and in addition to that it is rusty, both of these things can lead to heavy metal poisoning if the bird ingests the zinc and rust particles off the wire.
Also the perch is not good, it would be best to have perches made of natural branches for proper perching and foot health, a square perch is not good for the feet and the bird will develop sores on the feet from it.
thank you so much for the advice,

she's very active and shows no sign of illness, i didn't have any other spare cage to seperate her, so for time being I shifted her to that cage. will surely shift her to a different cage.
 

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