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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Bird
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 48 years of experience.
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Our budgie is sick. Rocking back and forth. Sitting at the

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Hi our budgie is sick. Rocking back and forth. Sitting at the bottom of the cage.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the budgie?
Customer: Rocking back and forth listless sitting at the bottom of the cage Seems to be sleeping while rocking
JA: Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the budgie. What is the budgie's name and age?
Customer: Pearl, about 18 months old
JA: What is the budgie's name?
Customer: Pearl
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: When we got her she had mites, we treated with ivermectin. Seems she has always been a bit less well than the other budgies. Always slept more etc
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Virtual-mod replied 6 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 days ago.

Dr. Michael Salkin is typing. Please be patient.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 days ago.

I regret that I can't see when you initially posted. Please let me know if you still need help. Regrettably, you appear to be describing an agonal (near death) budgie.