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7mths african grey, took him to the vet to have his wings clipped,

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7mths african grey, took him to the vet to have his wings clipped, 3 weeks later he died, what do you think the problem was?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 4 years ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 4 years ago.
Hi,

Welcome. I'm Dr. Bruce and I've been a small animal veterinarian for over 12 years. I'm very sorry to hear about this loss of Alfie. To help try and shed some light on this, I need to ask some questions.

1) What was he doing in the days prior to passing?
2) Was he still eating and drinking?
3) Was he acting sick prior to passing?
4) Did you have him bak to the vet after the wing trimming?