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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-25-2012, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
 
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Exclamation My bird has red on its cere

I noticed today, right now, that my green female budgie has a smear of red on her cere. Does this mean she's sick? It's like a small bright red, not dark, line on her left side of her cere. The nostril closest to it is also red. I recently switched my birds to a pellet diet and some of the pellets are red, so this may be the cause. Advice appreciated, thanks!

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the pellets could be it.

or he could have broken a little blood feather near his cere


a picture could help alot


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does she have a red dyed toy, pink mineralblock or calcium perch?



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No wait! False Alarm! :P
It's gone now. It was probably dye from the pellets. They only eat the red, orange and yellow pellets! Not the green ones! Smart birds, the green ones get left at the top of the food dish.

Thanks for your replies people! Have a nice day

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I'm glad it is all okay

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Glad it turned out good!

This is one reason that I try not to buy mineral blocks or anything that is dyed that could rub off on the birds, lol.



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