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My sun conure. My sun conure, is suddenly lethargic, his
My sun conure, is suddenly lethargic, his feathers are fluffed out, he was closing his eyes half way, he seems to be weak, his bowel movement is clear. He was normal earlier today. I was putting out his water and he drank alot more than usually. Then an hour later he was not doing well. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a Sun Conure (about 10 years old), and I noticed he
I have a Sun Conure (about 10 years old), and I noticed he recently sleeps on the bottom of the cage with my 1.5-year-old Sun Conure. Also, the 10-year-old Sun Conures feathers are puffed up. During the day, he usually stands on the perch and not on the floor of the cage. Further, I noticed he has a tendency to try to place his whole body into the food bowl, and using his beak, he spills all the seeds. He is eating and drinking water. Is this normal behavior due to Spring Time and possible wants to mate or a sign of illness? I had a another Sun Conures who is the brother of the 1.5 year Sun Conures and sadly he passed away this past Monday. Therefore, I am not hypersensitive to any out of ordinary bevahir. … read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
Etiquette consultant
Doctoral Degree
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He seems to have a stuffy nose. He's a sun conures. How do
how do you take their temp? He has been eating and drinking, but I'm not sure what his normal is because we've had him about 2 weeks now. … read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
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My bird is wobbling back and forth and puked on me. Sun
My bird is wobbling back and forth and puked on me … read more
DrRoyC
DrRoyC
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He is too sleepy and that's not normal. Sun conure. Sunny 6
He is too sleepy and that's not normal JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of bird are we talking about? Customer: sun conure JA: How has the sun unknown-word's appetite been? Any changes in his … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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He is very sleepy and cuddly lately and doesnt talk anymore
He is very sleepy and cuddly lately and doesnt talk anymore and hangs out on the bottom of cage, sneezing and cracking sound when he breathes … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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My Sun Conure has a nail that is curling and she can't get
hello Pearl, my Sun Conure has a nail that is curling and she can't get around very well without it hanging up on something. She's 19 years old. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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4,378 satisfied customers
My sun conure is 6 yrs old. She has been laing eggs in
My sun conure is 6 yrs old. She has been laing eggs in Dec/Jan for the past 3 yrs. She lays 4 eggs at a time. On Dec 25th she laid one and none since. To me it looks like she still has a big belly. Su… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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My friends puppy pulled my sun conures tail feathers out
My friends puppy pulled my sun conures tail feathers out just now. All but one! He bled a little and is now cleaning himself. The puppy did not bite his body. just the actualy featers halfway down the… read more
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Scott Perry
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My canary hurt his right foot leg. My reg vet can come out
My canary hurt his right foot leg. My reg vet can come out to see him Monday afternoon. Hard for me to take to emergency vet … read more
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My sun conure is in the hospital because he has swollen
My sun conure is in the hospital because he has swollen three nails and trunk of his entire foot is discolored and swollen. The doctor in the emergency room thought it had to do with necrosis. I caugh… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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I have a sun conure that is 26 years old. Yesterday he
I have a sun conure that is 26 years old. Yesterday he appeared to lose his sense of balance and then pecked a gash on his back that bled. His is now very quite, not normal for him but has regained hi… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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My parakeet is growing a "clump" that looks like a big sore
My parakeet is growing a "clump" that looks like a big sore that seems to be wet when looking at it in the right light. Its at the very top of his beak close to his nostril opening and goung up into h… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a 3 year old green cheek conure. Today he managed to get out of his cage while I wa
I have a 3 year old green cheek conure. Today he managed to get out of his cage while I was at work. He is in my bedroom and no one normally goes in there. My brother discovered him wondering around o… read more
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Dr. B.
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sun conure: poop..layed 2 eggs..sick she eats and puts her head..eyes
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Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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Sun Conure: Animal Control Officer in a small city in West Virginia
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Doctoral Degree
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Sun Conure: diet..mixed seed and nuts, and dried fruit..drinks water
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Dr. Pat
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cockatiel: rest of the flock..eats well..little millet, avicakes
I found a little cockatiel outside the courthouse and took him home. I've quarantined him from the rest of the flock (3 other 'tiels, 1 sun conure, 1 blue-crowned conure, and 1 african gray). He eats … read more
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