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My parakeet lost his upper beak. It is just a black part with
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I have a Parakeet that is showing some kind of sickness. 1. He
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Hi. My boy budgie seems to have a cracked/broken beak.
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My budgie is about 3 weeks old. It eats 3 times a day a parrot
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My 2 year old adult male Caique appears to have a swollen crop
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My cockatiel has been vomiting while shaking his head, I noticed
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I have a pigeon that has a huge swelling on the chest area,
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