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How to get help with your bird's health problems


The Experts on JustAnswer regularly respond to bird related questions such as:


  • My parakeet is only using one leg. It looks like a claw on his right foot is twisted toward his foot. Can you help?
  • My rainbow lorikeet has been vomiting for 3 days now, but his behavior is still normal. Should I be worried?
  • My Rouen duck is 3 or 4 years old, and she has a swollen belly. Can you please help?
  • My conure seems to be gasping for breath in the morning every now and then. No other sick symptoms. Is she okay?

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  • The breed and age of your pet bird
  • Any and all symptoms you’ve noticed
  • Any recent changes in behavior

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