Category Archives: African Grey Parrot

Purple Martins Have Begun Nest Building For 2013

The Purple Martin nest building has begun in earnest now.  If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that last year I added new Gourd housing, and this year I added a new Trendsetter house. The Purple Martins really seem to enjoy the new Trendsetter house and I would venture to say […]

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Books On Birds, Butterflies, Insects, Wildlife, Gardening, And Photography

Okay, I’ve done it.  I’ve cataloged most all my books.  I still have some computer books at work I need to catalog, but for this blog I think I’m complete.  I’ve organized the books into sections and I’ll also make the list available for download should you choose to keep it as a reference for […]

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African Grey Parrot Bacterial Infections

Sorry, I forgot to include the pictures last night when I posted this. I got the follow up call from the vet today regarding the bacteria that was found when swabbing Coco’s crop (part of a bird’s throat). She tested positive for the following bacteria: Pasteurella (Abundant growth according to test results) Corynebacterium (Moderate growth […]

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Another Update On Coco

Took Coco to the vet today to see if there might be a reason she started the feather plucking.  $819.00 dollars later it turns out that Coco has a bacterial infection in her croup (I think that’s how it’s spelled).  Treatment is antibacterial medication for 10 days, twice per day. I won’t know until next […]

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Update On Coco

Took Coco to the vet on Friday and had a nice $701.00 vet bill.  That’s the bad news.  The good news is that her x-rays looked really good and internally she looks the best she ever has (since beginning treatment anyway).  Should find out her blood work turned out in about a week and if […]

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