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cockatiel. rescue

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by artsy1, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. artsy1

    artsy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So this morning a guy came to my door and asked me to come save a cockatiel he found on sidewalk.
    We live in sarasota fl. so the low last night was 65-70. warm.
    I got to the bird and it was laying on sidewalk. LIke it was sleeping.
    So I brought it home and it is standing on bottom of cage, he ate some seeds "very little"
    wouldn't drink water though, I tryed to give him electrolite water in a dropper, he is weak, but bit the heck out of me. "no luck"
    Doesn't seem tame, but could be in shock. His eyes look tired and he seems puffed up.
    He doesn't have a leg band. Is like drowsy ???????????
    any ideas on rescue would be helpful
    I have 9 parakeets, 4 quails, 7 hens. So I am familiar with birds.
    I have him in a cage with food, water and the cage is covered so he can rest. When I tried to hold him he climbed up onto perch and is just resting there.
     
  2. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Good luck! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. artsy1

    artsy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he died.......... i tried:hit:hit:hit:hit:hit
     
  4. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He was probably to far sick before you got him.
    His only hope, I think, would have been to take him to the vet. [​IMG] I would
    watch out for your other birds, most illnesses/diseases can be passed on
    to other parrots. I'm so sorry for your loss [​IMG] You did all you could. [​IMG]
     
  5. Magic Birdie

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    Quote:At least you tried [​IMG]
     
  6. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sadly once they are at that stage of weakness they rarely make it, even with a vets help. At least he had a nice place to pass away, thats probably the best thing you could offer him [​IMG]
     
  7. artsy1

    artsy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for all the kind words..............
     
  8. Magic Birdie

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    Quote:There wasn't much you can do anyway. [​IMG]
     

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