Cockatoo With Wing Injury Not Flying Away 250610

 

Cockatoo not flying away #1 250610

 

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http://www.CockatooHealth.com brings you part 1 of a consultation for an apparently wild sulphur crested cockatoo found on a balcony not able to fly away. Australian leading avian veterinarian and bird vet specialist Dr Ross Perry starts by observing the cockatoo's general health and symmetry and notes that the left wing is drooping slightly compared with the right wing. He prepares for the next step which is restraint for the physical examination to check the suspected injured wing

 

Cockatoo Not Flying Away #2 250610 Towel restraint and physical exam

 

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http://www.CockatooHealth.com brings you part 2 of 5 parts of a consultation for an apparently wild sulphur crested cockatoo found on a balcony not able to fly away. In part 2 bird vet specialist Dr Ross Perry explains and shows how he uses a rolled towel to restrain the cockatoo while he physically examines its injured wing. Dr Perry then shows you how he examines the left wing from the tip to the equivalent of our wrist, and from there up to the equivalent of our elbow. He did not detect any anomalies in this part of the injured wing.

 

Cockatoo Not Flying Away #3 250610 More wing examination & restraint

 

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http://www.CockatooHealth.com brings you part 3 of 5 video segments of a consultation for an apparently wild sulphur crested cockatoo found on a balcony not able to fly away. In this video Avian Veterinarian Dr Ross Perry continues to examine the cockatoos left injured wing, this time focusing attention on the humerus and shoulder region.  He also teaches more aspects of how to restrain a cockatoo for physical examination. 

 

 

Cockatoo Not Flying Away #4 with shoulder injury 250610

 

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http://www.CockatooHealth.com brings you part 4 of 5 video segments of a consultation for an apparently wild sulphur crested cockatoo found on a balcony not able to fly away. Dr Perry continues to examine the cockatoo's injured wing now focusing on its shoulder while keeping the cockatoo calmed  and finds there is left shoulder joint instability present that indicates ligamentous injury to the shoulder.

 

 

Cockatoo Not Flying Away #5 250610 calmed while given injection

 

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http://www.CockatooHealth.com brings you part 5 of 5 video segments of a consultation for an apparently wild sulphur crested cockatoo found on a balcony not able to fly away. In part 5 Cockatoo not flying away #5 250610 Dr Ross Perry continues to examine the cockatoo for other injuries in addition to its injured wing and then shows you how he gives the cockatoo an intramuscular injection of a pain relieving anti-inflammatory drug while he keeps the cockatoo in a very calmed state.

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