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Well I'm happy to report the hen is 99% better :hap:

The cock is taking slower to recover as I suspect he's alot older than her, he also has ALOT of feather loss and bald spots, which is another indicator of his age !

Here are some pictures to compare with the before and after :wacko:

 

 

B1-3.jpg - Cock close up. His beak is looking so much better and his wounds from the scaly mite burrows coming off are healing :hap:

 

B2-2.jpg - and again

 

B3-1.jpg - His feet look alot better also although there's still some minor mites left. He also had scaly mites on his wings (where the feather quill enters the skin) Although after a treatment that has healed also :(

 

 

B4-1.jpg - Hens beak. looking MUCH better and has almost finished the re-shaping, no more drop down bits or over grown bottom mandible.

 

B5-1.jpg - again :D

 

B6-1.jpg - And her feet, looking sooo good! although she lost ALOT of toe nails which were only connected by the mite burrows to her toes. She now has one toe nail per foot :wub:

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You're amazing Libby! :wub: Especially when you compare the before and after shots.

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Wow Libby, all things considered they look great! Can we have a photo of them sitting in their cage happily :wub:

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wow Libby that is awesome, good on you!

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Well it's not one of them in their cage per say :wub:

But it's them sitting out on the birdy inside perch :wacko:

Their cage is nothing special anyway, just a small quarintine/hospital cage :hap:

Tomorrow they're going into the big world, a patio aviary we have with nothing in it at the moment

 

B7-1.jpg

 

You can see how much brighter they're although still a big hit and miss for the cock.

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Well it's not one of them in their cage per say :wub:

But it's them sitting out on the birdy inside perch :wacko:

Their cage is nothing special anyway, just a small quarintine/hospital cage :hap:

Tomorrow they're going into the big world, a patio aviary we have with nothing in it at the moment

 

You can see how much brighter they're although still a big hit and miss for the cock.

 

At least the cock is looking like a budgie now! They must be feeling a whole lot better now.

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Well they're not exactly about to pose for a photo since they're aviary birds LOL! :wub:

My tame boys, maybe... These guys, no hope in h*ll! LoL!

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I agree she is pretty, If my friend doesn't want the cock back he can live out the rest of his days in retirement in my aviary, the hen, if she pulls up fine in the long run I have plans for ;)

Or is that partners? :P

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Aww thankyou Throwback, I'm sure everyone on this forum would've done the same ;)

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they look so much better, you have done a great job.

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Great work Lib.......thanks for the updates, its so nice to see them looking so much happier ;)

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Just wondering about their beaks, how do you go about trimming them back to normal??

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Libby!!! Well done!! They look brilliant! :angel1:

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Thanks for updating us, they look great ;)

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Well I'm happy to report the hen is 99% better :D

The cock is taking slower to recover as I suspect he's alot older than her, he also has ALOT of feather loss and bald spots, which is another indicator of his age !

Here are some pictures to compare with the before and after :)

 

 

B1-3.jpg - Cock close up. His beak is looking so much better and his wounds from the scaly mite burrows coming off are healing :D

 

B2-2.jpg - and again

 

B3-1.jpg - His feet look alot better also although there's still some minor mites left. He also had scaly mites on his wings (where the feather quill enters the skin) Although after a treatment that has healed also :D

 

 

B4-1.jpg - Hens beak. looking MUCH better and has almost finished the re-shaping, no more drop down bits or over grown bottom mandible.

 

B5-1.jpg - again :D

 

B6-1.jpg - And her feet, looking sooo good! although she lost ALOT of toe nails which were only connected by the mite burrows to her toes. She now has one toe nail per foot :D

Libb Mate job well done :D

 

Call libby ..... when only the best will do

;) ;) :P

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To trim their beaks jenene I use... human nail clippers and a nail file!!! hahah

Best thing i've found for the job ;)

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wow what a difference Libby.A job well done!

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You are a ledgend Libby. Good Stuff. ;)

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UPDATES!!!! :D :D :D

 

Well it's been quite a while so I thought it was about time for some updayes on these two.

 

The cock is sooo gorgeous now!!! He'd be much younger than I originally thought when he was ill.

 

They've both put on weight and are normal sized birds now, the hen even has a partner and the cock flirts all day with branches:P

 

R1.jpg - Doing his "I'm so sexy pose"

 

 

I have a photo of the hen, but photobucket won't let me upload it or work for me at all, so i'll have to post her at a later stage :wacko:

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