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My budgie under 2 months was pecked by a big one and is not using one leg at all. He is eating normally and hopping around in one leg. I applied some turmeric and it is the best I could do. I don't know what else to do. There are no avian vets around my place and cannot travel out due to Lockdown. Please help! I don't know what to do.
I have two budgies around 14 months old having their first clutch. Dad had previously bonded with another non-breeding hen in the aviary. When I introduced him to mum in the breeding cage, they literally mated within a few minutes - an amazingly short courtship that I had never previously seen. They were very kissy and within two weeks they had eggs and now have 4 beautiful babies. The oldest baby who is now five weeks has been coming out of the box for the last five days. Dad has also taken a shine to this baby and has made several unsuccessful attempts to mate with the baby when the baby