Bird Convulsions

Bird Convulsions

Convulsions may be caused by poisoning, head injury, infection, vitamin B deficiency, and low blood calcium or sugar levels.


  • One or more signs may be exhibited:
  • Shaking, twitching.
  • Lying on the side, paddling with legs and fluttering wings. Violent floundering.


  • Confine the bird in a padded box and place it in a quiet, secluded area with an air temperature of approximately 30°C (86°F).
  • If the bird is confined to a cage, lower the perches and remove any toys and the water container.
  • If the bird is unable to perch, cover the floor with. Shredded newspaper.
  • Contact your veterinarian.

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