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My spilt satinette goldfinch cock has been coughing and sneezing

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My spilt satinette goldfinch cock has been coughing and sneezing for the past two months what can i do to help the poor bird?
He is two years old (2011) from Holland
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 3 years ago.
Hello!

Thank you for your question, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you.

This sounds like you have a respiratory infection that developed in your bird which is common but problematic. It is very important that as soon as you can have Pipi see his vet. If we wait too long for this we risk the problem becoming a permanent infection through scarring or a fungal infection. You can try a couple of things in the meantime. 1) Make sure his living temperature is 80F. 2) Put him in a bathroom 2x daily with a hot shower running so he can breathe in the steam but make sure her feathers do not get soaked. #3 You can help boost his/her immune system with the product Healx Booster found here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/HEALx-Booster-Dietary-Supplement-Animals/dp/B002JP4WQ2

I hope this helps, best wishes.
Dr. Dan

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