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My canary has a raw place on its leg what can I do

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My canary has a raw place on its leg what can I do

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  DR.J replied 3 years ago.
Hi , I'm James DVM MRCVS and would like to help you with your problem
Sorry to hear about you bird .

By what you are describing this could be one of several things
1. Wound (self inflicted or not)
2. bacterial infection
3. fungal infection

What I would suggest in the meantime is to bath the area in very diluted salt water in order to ward off any further infection . This sadly will need to be examined by a vet to perhaps even sampled to see what it is so the right type of medication can be tailored for treatment .

I hope this helps .

Let me know if you need any further help.

all the best .

James
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