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Category: Bird
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Experience:  owner at Avian Health Services
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My bird has a flaky cere, budgie, he has always had it,

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My bird has a flaky cere
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of bird are we talking about?
Customer: budgie
JA: When did you first notice the flakiness? Has the budgie been licking or rubbing the skin?
Customer: he has always had it
JA: And what's the budgie's name and age?
Customer: cotton he is about a year old
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Jeanne Smith replied 13 days ago.

Hi,  this is Dr Jeanne Smith.  I'll do my best to help you with home care suggestions and advice for the best course of action.  Are you able to send me a close up and in focus photo of her cere? You can attach photos to this conversation.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
This is his cere
Expert:  Jeanne Smith replied 13 days ago.
That looks normal, just normal replacement of skin. He'll probably preen it off or you could let him bathe to remove it.