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My birds foot claw has been turning black. It started with
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Gday Dr. Pat. We. Gday Dr Pat. We have a Rhode Island red/
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So my 19yr old( and VERY NOSEY/CURIOUS;) ) peach front
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I have a bird who was out of its cage 2 days. I was finally
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We have had a peahen population develop naturally in our neighborhood
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my budgie lost one toe nail a few months ago (just a stump
my budgie lost one toe nail a few months ago (just a stump there that won't grow again) and now i notice another claw on same foot is getting shorter and it has turned yellow. does he have a nail fung… read more
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I have a 2 year old hen who got something in her foot, she
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Dr. Pat
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We have a Buff Orpington hen about 2.5 yrs old who had
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Sometimes my common mynah bird is bothered by the back claw
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I have a peahen that is lethargic, sleeping and yawning.
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Dr. Elaine
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My budgerigars left claw looks slightly swollen, is slightly
My budgerigar's left claw looks slightly swollen, is slightly blue in colour, and she is inclined to limp a little. I took her to the local vet who gave her an antibiotic injection, just in case there… read more
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We have a six year old parakeet who has recently developed
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