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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Bird Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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Eyes not fully open she can open them seems to prefer them

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Eyes not fully open she can open them seems to prefer them closed especially when lifting her head
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the bird's name and age?
Customer: Mango 4 years old hen she laid an egg 1 month ago she was fine until today she is lethargic eyes are not right
JA: Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help Mango. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Mango?
Customer: She has always been healthy only likes women bites men since a young age not very vocal very inquisitive. Likes to tease my dog she comes down to bottom of cage to play with him. Started feather plucking 4 months ago around legs and lower back
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 8 months ago.

Lorenzo, what type of bird is Mango, please? Are there any other worrisome symptoms to report - particularly upper respiratory ones such as sneezing, coughing, or nasal discharge?

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