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Old 10-01-2018, 08:40 AM
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Hi everyone. My wee olly hasn't been in the best of health since I got him 2 months ago. He's always fluffed up doesn't say much very inactive. Feathers eyes are in good condition has black or green runny poo. Was at the vet 2 weeks ago had a calcium injection antibiotics and antiflamitorys still not any better. Took his cover off the other morning and his feet legs were blue. I've had to separate him from buddy as he keeps attacking him. Any advice would be much appreciated

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Hi there and to the forums!

I'm sorry that Olly isn't doing well and that a vet visit hasn't changed things for the better. Was it an avian vet you went to?

Another thing it could be is that he could be depressed or very stressed because of Buddy's bullying. Now that you've separated them, you should spend as much time as you can with him and interact with him a lot so he feels included, and see if he perks up a little bit. It sounds like his symptoms could be caused by stress or sadness at being harassed by his cagemate.

I hope that little Olly feels better soon, please keep us posted on how he's doing!

Meanwhile, have a look around the forums to stay updated o the best of budgie care practices! If you have any questions after doing so, please be sure to ask as we'd love to help

We'd love to meet Olly and Buddy when you get a chance

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Did you contact the vet immediately when you noticed Olly's feet and lets were/are blue?
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I highly recommend you see an Avian Vet with your little Olly right away.

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Seperating them was a wise move. See the vet.

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How’s Olly doing? Hope he’s feeling better!!
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