Tuesday, January 7, 2014


Once you have successfully converted your bird to a Harrison's formula and have established a good relationship with your veterinarian, your bird should have very few nutritionally-related health problems. However, if you notice any of the following signs, you should contact your veterinarian immediately:

• Loss of appetite
• Vomiting  

• Breathing difficulty  

• Weight loss

• Abdominal swelling  

• Weakness    

• Broken bone     
• Depression   

• Signs of burns    
• Seizures  

• Regurgitation      
• Excess sleeping

• Loss of balance   

• Paralysis  

• Prolapsed cloaca   

• Diarrhea or unusual droppings  
• Coughing, sneezing, wheezing   

• Favoring one leg or wing  

• Bleeding or other signs of trauma 

• Listlessness and not playing

• Sitting on cage bottom

• Feathers "all puffed up"