General health topics

Important note: The texts and photos offered on Birds-Online.de regarding the health and diseases of birds are meant as a source of information. Please always take your ill birds to an avian vet as fast as you can!
This budgie's belly is extremely swollen.
This budgie’s belly is extremely swollen.

In this subcategory, you will find explanations of aspects closely related to the well-being of birds and how you can contribute to keeping your feathered friends healthy. For example, there are articles about steps that you can take yourself at home to help your birds to recover. You will also learn how to recognize sick birds, how best to give medicines, why you should have a hospital cage ready, and how to weigh your birds, how they can inhaling or how you can best keep them warm if they feel cold due to an illness.

Often it’s small things which make life much more comfortable for sick birds. Therefore knowing these things is very important for you as a caring and responsible bird owner.

This bbird was injured close to the eye during a fight with another budgie.
This bird was injured close to the eye during a fight with another budgie.

You can read about this and much more in the related chapters that are listed below. Just browse through the list and click on the topic you are interested in. If you are not sure where to find the information you are looking for, you can also use the search function everywhere on Birds-Online.de. In case you don’t find what you are looking for, you can of course contact me by e-mail. I usually answer quite fast, but due to my job, sometimes I’m not available for a few days. So please do not wait too long for an answer, but contact your vet!

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