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My 2 parakeets about 5 years old are loosing feathers all
my 2 parakeets about 5 years old are loosing feathers all over and asmall bare spot on their head. they are eating and drinking ok. No changes in their care. should We be concern? … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a 5+ budgie name. He is having a miserable molt. s
I have a 5+ budgie name Aiden. He is having a miserable molt. His pin feathers abnormally large with the sheath still on them. They come out looking like porcupine quills. And his skin is red and look… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I am not sure if my parakeet is sick or is molting. Her wings
I am not sure if my parakeet is sick or is molting. Her wings are fluffed up and she is not moving much. I have noticed alot of feathers in the cage however, she seems to be eating though and drinking… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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My African Grey parrot is a rescue and I do not know how old
My African Grey parrot is a rescue and I do not know how old he is, but I was told by a bird vet that he was an "old bird". Within the last 2 weeks he lost a larger group of feathers than normal and t… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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My female canary, 2 1/2 yrs old, lost all her feathers only
My female canary, 2 1/2 yrs old, lost all her feathers only at the back of her neck. The rest of her feathers look dull in color. Her activity is normal. This is been the case for 6 months. I have use… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I have one parakeet in his cage. He loves the toys and is always
I have one parakeet in his cage. He loves the toys and is always playing with them. He won't step up onto my hand but he doesn't fly away either. He won't eat "people" food but loves his daily seed an… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
parrot: has quills on his head and down the back of his neck
My quaker parrot has quills on his head and down the back of his neck. He looks like he has a crew cut. I would like to know what causes this. Should I be worried. He is approx. 3 years old. His head … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My budgie appears to have red discoloure feathers across his
My budgie appears to have red discoloure feathers across his forehead over the last two or so days. He is active and chatty. I have noticed he seems to grow some tough looking spikes/feathers around h… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my parakeet tail feather broke I pulled it out becaude it would have been very short i
my parakeet tail feather broke I pulled it out becaude it would have been very short it was one of the long tail feathers he only has two of them.… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My parakeet has good color and seems to be in good health other
My parakeet has good color and seems to be in good health other than the fact that his long wing feathers are curling on the end. This is causing him some difficulty in flight. This is very recent. He… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
parakeet: little and suddenly stopped eating and drinking..cage
my parakeet is 13 he just he is molting a little and suddenly stopped eating and drinking. his cage mate is fine. its been two days now. I am keeping him warm and trying to get water down him. what el… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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My twelve year old umbrella cockatoo is molting and I noticed
My twelve year old umbrella cockatoo is molting and I noticed that there is little to no feather dust. Is this normal or does he have a problem?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a hand raised canary. He frequently has free flight
I have a hand raised canary. He frequently has free flight of my house. He just went through a heavy early molt. He eats normally, droppings appear normal, but he is sitting low on hhis limb and has s… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a 4 year old Gold Capped Conure. Last year I noticed
I have a 4 year old Gold Capped Conure. Last year I noticed that his green feathers come in all green, but as they get older the feathers develop a very dark (black) edge that gets progressivly wider … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have recently adopted a plum head parakeet. I was told he
I have recently adopted a plum head parakeet. I was told he is about 5 years old. He is missing feathers around his neck. I was told his girlfriend another parakeet plucked them. He came from a home w… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
canary: healthy..past week, he has lost dime-sized patches..his wings
I bought a young male canary from a pet store a 2 weeks ago. At that time he had a full set of healthy feathers. In the past week, he has lost dime-sized patches of feathers under his wings, head, nec… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
parakeet: he starts to grow back new feathers they also fall..liquid
My parakeet has been molting for months. When he starts to grow back new feathers they also fall out. We have tried both food and liquid supplements designed for molting birds but this also hasn't wor… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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red canary - feathers are changing from deep orange to white.
red canary - feathers are changing from deep orange to white. bird appears fine - also not singing as much… read more
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