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racing_gurl07
01-26-2007, 01:27 PM
Spike (my cockatiel) well the bottom of his beak is like "bruised" , not a color that it should be and really dry. but the vet said hes fine. does anyoneknow why its that color? and how do i get him to drink more water?? thanks for the help!

Genny
01-26-2007, 02:00 PM
Hey racing_gurl 07,

My cockatiel has a purplish beak too, but he was born that way and its been like that his whole life. Has Spike always had a bruised colored beak, or did you just notice it?

Could he have gotten it stuck or could something have smushed it? Sometimes Peaches's beak gets dry and peels some. I asked my friend about it (she has raised tiels her whole life) and she said that it's alright when that happens.

Good Luck!!!!!

Genny