Well, Max tested positive for AGY. There wasn't an obscenely large amount in the sample but enough to explain why he wasnt feeling good.
She did do a crop swab and will let me know what the stain comes back as. She disnt see much with the unstained sample.
We are treating the whole flock. Its a powder that goes into their water. That means Max can move back in with Ziggy. He will be happy. At least we know whats going on now and can do something to help him.
I think he was telling Ziggy all about what the meanie vet did to him.
The crop swab came back normal so we are just treating for AGY.
We did get a chuckle after the crop swab. She usualy sees birds regurgitate after having a swab done but Max was the oposite, he actually decided to eat finally and after some disgruntled shakes was back to talking to the others.
Anyway Max and zigs are sharing a temp cage by the double. Maru and pip are well away from them to avoid Max being a jerk to ziggy. Meanwhile Star is in the single cage destroying Max and ziggys toys.
I opted agaisnt it because I am so worn out right now. We are in the final days before doing a major computer systems change over aannnnddddd its been stressful. It will likely stay stressful for a bit. That is how computer changes go. That and a few other life stuff has me burning myself out. Plus I tend to do a 'sleep is for the weak!' And stay up way to late to get stuff done and wake up way to early in the morning to get rolling with my day. Quality life choices right there
So. Taking another break from trick training so that I can focus on getting though these next few weeks as best I can. I will switch gears and do some good birdie training when I interact with the flock. I admit I take a fair bit of pride when my vet (or e-vet or birdie hotel peeps) talk about how amazingly tame my birds are. I might not always believe them when they say such nice things but then i remeber just how far my flock has come since they first came to me. Plus good birdie training doesnt require anything special, just treats and time, and not a lot of time ether. They are more likely to be distracted by the others durring good birdie training so sessions tend to be short.
I'll see about getting some fun pictues uploaded. Maru can't just not show off dem feather pants after all!