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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Vet
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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My 8 year old budget has all yellow gunk around his eyes and

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My 8 year old budget has all yellow gunk around his eyes and beak. He is struggling to open his eyes. Above his beak(the bit where you sex them) is red/brown and crusty. Therethere is nothing in his cage that this could have come from
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 4 years ago.
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I can only imagine that you're seeing the scaly face and leg mite. Please take a look at these images and let me know what you think. If this mite is present it's easily addressed by ivermectin injections given by Bob's vet.