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We have a lovebird. We opened the door on her. Her beak was
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My daughter has four three-week old budgies. Two nights ago,
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Hello, fifteen days ago we rescued a 1-2 day old sparrow(by
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I have a pair of cocktails and finally 6 cocktails had been
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PLEASE HELP! I left to pick my daughter up from school and
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Hi, my 18 year old lovebird has been sick for two weeks and
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I have a 7 month old Sulphur Crested Cockatoo. We are still
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i have a 5 week old blue & gold macaw chick and its upper
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found a baby dove, one with the feathers sticking up on its head.
I sent this request a few hours ago. I really need a reply please. I have found a baby dove, one with the feathers sticking up on its head. It has all feathers and looks like it's just a little too yo… read more
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