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My parrot started eating his own poop. Pumpkin and 20 years.
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My male cockatiel (he is about 10 or so) has plucked many of
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I have a cheek conure. Over night last night he pulled out
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Dear Dr Elaine Thank you for your help with baby bird. Unfortunately
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