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My parakeet is puffed up for about a day and its poop is
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I just brought home a parakeet about one week ago.. he has
Hello I just brought home a young parakeet about one week ago.. he has been settling in nicely but I just noticed tiny flecks of blood on a couple perches. I think I see redness near the tip of his fe… read more
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August Abbott, CAS
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I have an indian ringneck that is 10 yrs old. He recently
Hi I have an indian ringneck that is 10 yrs old. He recently began molting however he has black streaks in his tail feathers and when his head is wet his feathers around his face look stained-reddish … read more
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Overgrown beak in one parakeet. And discoloration in the second parakeet. … read more
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I have a 2 year old parakeet with symptoms of sitting in
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My Parakeet has quite a few eggs==but this time I removed it
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Have a parakeet, approximately 5 years old. Lately, his feathers
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My first little parakeet died yesterday. I purchased him 2 years ago at an independent pet store. After about a year I added another parakeet to the cage without any problems. Both learned to get alon… read more
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My parakeet is now 4 years old. She is eating well but seems
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I just bought a Alexandrien Parrot . He Is one and seems rather
I just bought a Alexandrien Parrot . He Is one and seems rather healthy from what I have seen but his beak is a bit dull and has some fracture/peeling looking cracks on his beak. the tips of his beaks… read more
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I have a love bird with no mate and she is laying eggs like
I have a love bird with no mate and she is laying eggs like crazy I think we are up to 11 eggs and her attitude is nasty. What do I do?… read more
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