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Thank you so much Dr. Taus. My dove Trinket seems much better today. I was able to thoroughly clean the cage (he shares the cage with his mate and I can't separate them - they get very agitated), rearrange extra food and water dishes to the bottom, the room (my office) where the cage is located is now about 85 degrees (warm for all of us). Trinket is a bit more active and alert today, preening and grooming. He is drinking fine but still seems to be "off" eating. He's always been picky eater. I feed them a seed mix that I put together myself with a combination of wild bird seed, commercial dove mix, small hook bill mix and add safflower seed and sprays of millet. I failed miserable to try and get these birds to eat one of the premium pelleted foods. Would it be a wise course to treat with the antibiotic you recommended? I will start the B-12 supplement too. Do you have a recommendation for a palatable seed diet that will help him eat more and put on some weight?
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