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I was told no airplane travel during egg laying cycle for my
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Avian Medicine Residency
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I have a brother and sister cockatiel that I DO NOT want to
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,440 satisfied customers
My Quaker parrot is laying eggs. She has 1 in January and 3
My Quaker parrot is laying eggs. She has laid 1 in January and 3 this month. Is this normal. Should I be worried.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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My Quaker has three egss over the past week. I have had her
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Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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21,662 satisfied customers
i have had a senegal parrott for the past 20-23 years - has
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
my parrot went to the vet to unstick an egg and quit breathing
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My quaker just her first egg today. She is a single female,
My quaker just laid her first egg today. She is a single female, and I wonder how long we should allow the egg to stay in the cage with her.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
21,662 satisfied customers
What would make a female seem to be masterbating on the side
What would make a female seem to be masterbating on the side of a soft plush hanging bed? She does this quite often during the day. She has a mate and recently laid three eggs when she has four eggs a… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
my parrot a McCaw, just got her on the 14 of Feb. she was born
my parrot a McCaw, just got her on the 14 of Feb. she was born in 1999 . She laid her first egg on march 31, I took it from her on april 3 and today she has laid another one. Is this normal? Do I need… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,388 satisfied customers
I am having a lot of eggs not fertilized in some pairs they
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We are first time cockatiel breeders, we started with 9 eggs
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Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
parrot: only had 1 egg this is her first one is that right?
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Dr. Coldiron
Dr. Coldiron
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a quaker parrot in the aviary with a male mulga parrot.
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Dr. C
Dr. C
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Doctoral Degree
415 satisfied customers
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Andrea Roberts
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Bachelor's Degree
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My Quaker parrot laid an egg -definitely unfertilized-and is
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Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
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cockatiel: her pech and letting them fall on the floor of the cage
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
How can i get my eastern rosella to stop laying infertile eggs
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a quaker parrot with a history of yolk peritonitis.
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Dr. G.
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