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My eclectus male is 1 the end of this month and since having
Second opinion] My eclectus male is 1 the end of this month and since having him his beak has progressively got more black and is now all black bar a couple of little orange bits we follow all the eat… read more
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I have a 5 year-old Eclectic Parrot. She has lost all
I have a 5 year-old Eclectic Parrot. She has lost all feathers on her underside; not from plucking. She now seems despondent and just hiding in the back corner of the cage on the bottom. She has come up to see what's I put in food bowl. I did some research; thought she might need more veggies and those high in Vit-A but loss of feather continues … read more
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I have a ring necked parakeet. On one said of his head looks
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Almost 8 yr old male eclectus is getting black feathers. He
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We have an almost 5 month old female Eclectus and she has a
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I got a female eclectus parrot 2 months ago When we first
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Is it ok to feed my eclectus parrot 2passionfruit a day and
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I have female eclectus parrot.Red swollen area developed on
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I've an 2-3 years old male eclectus parrot, we adopted him 6
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I have a 16 week old eclectus which I am still hand
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My eclectus parrot got a fright and hurled himself off the
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my 6 month old Eclectus hen looks like she is molting already.
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Doctoral Degree
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