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Our cockatiel is 10 months old and is pulling out feathers
Hi! Our cockatiel is 10 months old and is pulling out feathers on his wings. There have been a few that have led to bleeding (possibly pin feathers). I'm wondering what the reason may be be for the pl… read more
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We have a love bird with a rip in his skin under his left
We have a love bird with a rip in his skin under his left wing. It was healing and somehow he reinjured himself. It appears to be wider and I'm not sure what to do now … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My conure is bleeding right above his leg. I can't tell
My conure is bleeding right above his leg. I can't tell whether the source is from him plucking a feather it if it's an actual cut. It doesn't appear to be bleeding anymore, but he continues to preen/… read more
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A 13 year old african grey rescue bird had picked feathers
A 13 year old african grey rescue bird had picked feathers and skin under one wing. Infection was treated and a collar used to prevent further damage. Silver sulfadiazine used on wound.. Over 1 month … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I just noticed my cockatiel has a his chunk missing out of
I just noticed my cockatiel has a his chunk missing out of his wing, and it is scabbed and blood all over him. The other wing is injured as well but not as bad. He shares a cage with a other bird. I a… read more
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My bird has a bloody colored thing under his wing. He is
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Cockatiel plucked his feathers until bleeding, what can I
Cockatiel plucked his feathers until bleeding, what can I do? … read more
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She has bn feather picking, I've had her to an avarian vet a
She has bn feather picking, I've had her to an avarian vet a few times and still have no answers. She has a huge cage with lots of toys, is out of her cage most of the time and has toys all around the… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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I got an african grey, he's biting his wing all the time to
I got an african grey, he's biting his wing all the time to the point where it has begun to bleed. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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My african grey parrot has started plucking around her crop
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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my finches are loosing feathers on the neck ,mostly the
hi my finches are loosing feathers on the neck ,mostly the white one ,when i see the skin ,it is dark , i am worried ,i call ed a vet. and it is 90.dollars for a visit ,this is too expencive for me ,c… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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i have a red lory and other birds. the vet subscribes baytril
i have a red lory and other birds. the vet subscribes baytril always. i went to another vet, he prescribed clovamox and a skin cream. my bird is pulling all of his feathers off his legs . he now had a… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have an African Gray I adopted a year ago. He was neglected,
I have an African Gray I adopted a year ago. He was neglected, and taught a bad vocabulary. Be has gone from 424 grams to 464 grams in his weight, but still plucks. He does regrow the feathers, but pl… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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We have an albino female cockatiel who is about 8 months old
We have an albino female cockatiel who is about 8 months old now. Shad had her wings trimmed when we got her 5 months ago, and she still has not fully grown them and can't fly. She had been bleeding h… read more
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in his nek are no more fethers he eats it also on his wings
in his nek are no more fethers he eats it also on his wings he starts eating the feathers for the rest he is in good conditioning i past the vet they say it is normal he looses his feathers but if i l… read more
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Dr:D
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love bird: feathers..eats well..shaking..her body like mites or flea
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My 15 yr old cockatiel injured his wing 3 weeks ago. At first
My 15 yr old cockatiel injured his wing 3 weeks ago. At first I thought it was only a broken blood feather(feather was pulled), but he also had some trauma to the wing itself. He was healing well for … read more
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