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I have a canary and he has lost all of his neck feathers.
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My 3 month old normal grey cockatiel recently started to
My 3 month old normal grey cockatiel recently started to have some feather fallen off when he flew off my shoulder or preened himself. Could this be due to feather mites as he is too young to molt.… read more
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I have 4 female Silver Laced Wyandotte chicks about 1 year
I have 4 female Silver Laced Wyandotte chicks about 1 year old and the do not have tail feathers and their skin is starting to look red. They appear healthy and are laying about 3 to 4 eggs a day. I l… read more
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I am not sure there is anything wrong. It is a male canary,
I am not sure there is anything wrong. It is a male canary, a little over a year old. I realize canaries will molt once per year. Is this too early for the bird to start a molt? He has been less activ… read more
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Dr B
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My canary has a problem with mite and or lice. She has
Hi, my canary has a problem with mite and or lice. She has pulled out feathers and seems very restless. Some parts of her body are expose. I gave her a spray of Avitrol bird mite and lice spray last S… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I received a canary as a gift recently. I noticed the last
I received a canary as a gift recently. I noticed the last couple of days he has lost the feathers on the top so his head. He seems healthy. He is eating well and is singing.… read more
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My eclectic parrot is constantly moulting under his wings and
My eclectic parrot is constantly moulting under his wings and legs. He is super healthy otherwise. Connie… read more
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My female canary, 2 1/2 yrs old, lost all her feathers only
My female canary, 2 1/2 yrs old, lost all her feathers only at the back of her neck. The rest of her feathers look dull in color. Her activity is normal. This is been the case for 6 months. I have use… read more
Dr. Bob
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CANARY: MY PET..SINGING BEAUTIFULLY BUT IS LOOSING SO MANY FEATHERS!
I BOUGHT MY CANARY A WEEK AGO FROM MY PET STORE. HE IS SINGING BEAUTIFULLY BUT IS LOOSING SO MANY FEATHERS! HE IS ALWAYS PRUNING HIMSELF, EXCEPT WHEN SINGING.. SURE HOPE NOTHING IS WRONG. HE SEEMS VER… read more
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cockatiel: chasing..fly, feathers were scattered..laying down
I took in a cockatiel that I found in a restaurant parking lot one night. Lots of people had been chasing it around, it couldn't fly, feathers were scattered all around the parking area. When everyone… read more
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My parakeet started rubbing his head against his perch and
My parakeet started rubbing his head against his perch and has rubbed off the feathers above his beak. They seem to be growing back in a bit (this happened 2 days ago) but it still looks too red to me… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My rescued rainbow lorikeet is approx 6 yrs old. She regularly
My rescued rainbow lorikeet is approx 6 yrs old. She regularly sees a vet and had a visit in mid summer. Over the past 2 yrs we have had to have her beak clipped because it was growing rapidly and cur… read more
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I have two female Spice Finches. Five days ago, I noticed that
I have two female Spice Finches. Five days ago, I noticed that one is losing feathers from the top of her head and around her beak. Tonight, I noticed that the same feather loss is going on with the s… read more
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canary: healthy..past week, he has lost dime-sized patches..his wings
I bought a young male canary from a pet store a 2 weeks ago. At that time he had a full set of healthy feathers. In the past week, he has lost dime-sized patches of feathers under his wings, head, nec… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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canary: it usual for them to loose feathers around face..egg biscuit
I have a young canary 18 months(approx). Is it usual for them to loose feathers around face this time if year? I have given tonic and he has egg biscuit and lettace. Can he have any fruit such as appl… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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canary: has brown on the feathers directly across the top of his beak
My pet canary has brown on the feathers directly across the top of his beak. (Where the beak meets the feathers. What could this be?… read more
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My parakeet just had a molt (last week), and is now very itchy.
My parakeet just had a molt (last week), and is now very itchy. He also looks a little motley as not all his feathers are back. I have a mite apparatus next to his cage, and bought some vitamin drops … read more
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red canary - feathers are changing from deep orange to white.
red canary - feathers are changing from deep orange to white. bird appears fine - also not singing as much… read more
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