Finch Illness

When your Finch’s Neck is Twisted (Twirling Syndrome)

In the poultry world twirling is called wry neck; the bird seems to have its head upside-down. As you watch it try to move around, you notice the movements are jerky. He may not be able to pick up food easily. This bird is suffering from what we call twirling – so named because the bird turns in a mad spin trying to right himself. It’s the same thing as wry neck in chickens.

Feeding the Gouldian Finch

Home Made Egg Food

Then I stir them into the egg food along with any vitamins for the day. Since we’re discussing egg food for babies in the nest – I don’t add vitamins; they might get too much.

Feeding the Gouldian Finch

Great Book on Feeding Pet Birds

The book was designed to help enrich your parrot’s life through interesting foods, presentation, textures, etc. Emphasis on parrot. Turns out that doesn’t really matter — the book works just as well for finch owners. It’s really a nutritional guide,..

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