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  1. Your Parrotlet's Health
    Our parrotlet, Thorin, was sick a month ago. The vet prescribed some antibiotics and, after a week of that, he started to look much better. I'm pleased to say he now seems back to full health. but the treatment left us with one 'sticky' problem... The medicine was really viscous and in the...
  2. Your Parrotlet's Health
    Milo pulled this feather out today. He is starting to molt but this doesnt look like any of the feathers that have been falling out. Its really scraggly and looks snapped on the end. At the end of the feather it looks like there is a little blood and perhaps a pus substance. Does this look like...
  3. Parrotlet Talk
    Hi everyone - Milo was preening on my lap today and this feather came out. I wasn't watching when it happened so I'm not sure if he pulled it out or if it fell out. Usually when he preens little down feathers come out but very few. This looks like a flight feather. He is 4 months old so he is...
  4. Your Parrotlet's Health
    My parrotlet picked at his flight feathers, can barely fly now My parrotlet has been fully flighted inside the house for 2 years. He LOVED to fly, but he has escaped the house twice. I didn't want him to escape again, so I clipped his wings so he could still fly a bit, just not as well. He has...
  5. Your Parrotlet's Health
    Hi, My female has started loosing feathers on her head. It started more near the neck and then moved upwards toward the top of her head. Right now she's pretty much missing the entire back of her head and a bit on top, but not the sides. Does anyone know what this is?? She does have a mate...
  6. Parrotlet Talk
    Hi Folks, I need advice to correct a big mistake I made. Bean is clipped but only so much as needed to keep him from flying up into the rafters and bossing everyone around. He is a good navigator and quite capable to go where he wants so long as it's not one end of the house to the other...
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