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My Cockateil has dried blood around one nostril. He seems to
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Salkin) Can you tell the age of this baby cockatiel by
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I have a male cockatiel, just tonight I noticed that he was
I have a male cockatiel, just tonight I noticed that he was on the bottom of his cage. He seems to have lost the ability to stand and stay balanced. I've been holding him all night sitting with him. H… read more
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Our cockatiel flew into the ceiling fan.His food door came
Our cockatiel flew into the ceiling fan.His food door came open and all of a sudden he was flying around. It hit him in the wing and he is shaken up. It was about 45 min.ago. His left wing is shaking … read more
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Dr. Dan
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I am very concerned about my cockatiel...I just noticed that
I am very concerned about my cockatiel...I just noticed that one of his nostrils has something in it, a peice of fuzz maybe and the other looks englarged and red and very inflamed. I have pictures. I … read more
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Dr. Dan
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cockatiel: beak..bit long and her feathers seem quite greasy looking
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feathers..beak and he seems to be sneezing occasionally..good food
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One of our pet chickens started acting funny about 3 weeks
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My cockatiel has a messy black scaley growth in feathers at each side of his beak. Besides birdseed (He weeds thru it for the sunflower seeds) he has carrots, lettuce, bread biscuits etc. Can you tell… read more
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Dr. Bob
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We found a bird in the backyard that just hopped into my neighbors
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Cockateil has droppings solidifying to his feathers, they are
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I have a 5 year old cockatiel that for 3 days has exibited
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I came home to find that my cockatiel injured himself by flying
I came home to find that my cockatiel injured himself by flying into a window. I imagine he crashed into the window with his beak and head. Now his beak is slightly open and will not close completely.… read more
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1. I have a 7-8 week cockatiel (think male) which I have only
1. I have a 7-8 week cockatiel (think male) which I have only had for just over one week. He is still on 2 feeds per day (formula). today I have noticed a bit of a crusty material on both sides of his… read more
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My parakeet has a crusty brown substance developing on the
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One of his nastrals looks like swollen and a little red, his behavior is normal, he i
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My 20 year old male cockatiel is having trouble breathing. I
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Blue Throated Macaw: his nostrils look swollen..acts fine..excited
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