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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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Our budgie, who is 3 years old, has a feather problem which

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Our budgie, who is 3 years old, has a feather problem which makes those on his right side grow in the wrong direction. The biggest problem is around the eye where the feathers grow into the eye, causing repeated infections and swelling of the eye 'lid'. About once every six weeks we visit our local vet who cuts away the feathers but the eye is still red and swollen and as soon as the feathers start growing again, the problem increases. Is there anything we can do?
Jacqueline in Somerset
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet