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My parakeet doesn't look good. He looks like s very short
My parakeet doesn't look good. He looks like his very short feathers around his beak have been pulled out or fell out. I have two birds but one had a very watery bowel movement. They have both just fi… read more
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My parakeet is now spending time hanging on the side of the
Customer: I'm Teri. My parakeet is now spending time hanging on the side of the cage. it looks like he is favoring one of his lats. he also was on the very bottom of the cage and I"ve never seen them … read more
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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
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Dr. Pat
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My pet cockatiel, Bugsy is 15 years old and started having
My pet cockatiel, Bugsy is 15 years old and started having a really bad molt about a month ago. Besides all the pin feathers on his head, several of his feathers on his breast have frayed ends and a c… read more
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Dr. Pat
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My African Grey developed a bald spot on top of his head a
My African Grey developed a bald spot on top of his head a couple of months ago. The skin is normal color and there are very light feathers coming out. This has been the case for a while. I have forag… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I got my Tim. African Grey when she was 3 months old. She has
I got my Tim. African Grey when she was 3 months old. She has just turned 10 months old. She started grooming herself a lot starting a couple months ago to where she only has down feathers on her back… read more
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Can an African Grey get scaly face mite from a parakeet My
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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parakeets: fed..cage..its beak and was preening its wing feathers
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Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have two female Spice Finches. Five days ago, I noticed that
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cockatiel: his cage..his wings uncontrollably until we rescue him
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My budgie (yellow/green) is about 2 years old. He lives in
My budgie (yellow/green) is about 2 years old. He lives in a very large cage with a cinnamon cockatiel. They have cuttlefish, fresh water and fresh budgie and cockatiel seed every day. They also have … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My parakeets beak has been growing quite long. I have rough
My parakeets beak has been growing quite long. I have rough items in its cage to rub it against. It also looks like it is not growing perfectly straight down anymore. The bird has lost some weight. It… read more
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Decrease in appetite, chirping, fluffed out feathers, rubbing
Decrease in appetite, chirping, fluffed out feathers, rubbing beak on perch closing his eyes. I moved him to a warm area gave him greens and he perked up and sang a little. He is eating.… read more
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parakeet: lost more feathers than usual. His head is partially bald
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Lilac Crowned Amazon: My 6 month..month old..nostril..usual
My 6 month old Lilac Crowned Amazon is molting but right above each nostril he has small bald spots. He is behaving normally eating playing whistle and talking as usual. Should I be concerned about th… read more
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Hello, Today I acquired a ringnecked parakeet that had its
Hello, Today I acquired a ringnecked parakeet that had its chest and back feathers picked out by another bird. Will they grow back, is there a supplement I can give it, is there a special diet I can g… read more
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Our Carnay has blood dropping (3 or 4) on the bottom of the cage. His tail feathers are bloody.… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Parakeet: feathers between one eye and his beak..keeps rubbing..perch
Parakeet has lost feathers between one eye and his beak. Area seems to be itchy, he keeps rubbing it on the perch. There's a red swollen bump near the beak. May have been the result of a recent flight… read more
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