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I have an Indian ringneck parakeet. She is about 4 months old.
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat, Bird Veterinarian
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I have an Indian ringneck parakeet. She is about 4 months old. She will tolerate me holding her and will sit on my shoulder. However, she will not come to me, she will not eat from my hand. Is there a… read more
My daughter just got me a parakeet, and although I have had
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob, Veterinarian
7,940 satisfied customers
My daughter just got me a parakeet, and although I have had parakeets before, it was years ago; I have a question to ask and that is that the cage came with a starter kit and in it was a bagof bedding… read more
ringneck parakeet: cod liver oil in his seed pot..vets..diet..his tail
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat, Bird Veterinarian
3,596 satisfied customers
we have a 16 year old ringnecked parakeet who seems to be unwell.He is still eating but has been quiet for around 2 weeks.He has always had some cod liver oil in his seed pot twice a week but the last… read more
Hello, my boyfriend and I are babysitting for Coconut, my nieces
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan, Veterinarian and practice owner
8,877 satisfied customers
Hello, my boyfriend and I are babysitting for Coconut, my niece's parakeet. We have had him for at least a month each of the last few summers, so he's pretty familiar with us. Saturday, Sunday, and to… read more
Hello, Today I acquired a ringnecked parakeet that had its
Dr. Gwen
Dr. Gwen, Veterinarian
480 satisfied customers
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
I have recently rescued an Indian ringneck parakeet. She is
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
32,775 satisfied customers
I have recently rescued an Indian ringneck parakeet. She is showing signs of vitamin a deficiency. I have been giving her lots of various foods rich in vitamin a now for a couple of months since she c… read more
I have a 14 year old Indian Ringneck parakeet. I have noticed
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine, Veterinarian
1,371 satisfied customers
I have a 14 year old Indian Ringneck parakeet. I have noticed lately that he is sleeping more often than normal. He lets me know when he wants to get up in the morning and he always comes out of his c… read more
I had my parakeet years but he's at the bottom of the cage
Dr. Ellie
Dr. Ellie, Veterinarian
302 satisfied customers
I had my parakeet for 10 years but he's at the bottom of the cage he normally never lets me touch him or pick him up but now I have him I wonder what could be wrong with him… read more
I have a female indian ringneck parakeet 12 years old she
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan, Veterinarian and practice owner
8,877 satisfied customers
I have a female indian ringneck parakeet 12 years old she stopped eating has been sleeping all day has her feathers puffed up and her feces are white and runny yesterday she was active I thought she w… read more
I have 2 male ringneck parakeets. One is 10 years old next
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan, Veterinarian and practice owner
8,877 satisfied customers
I have 2 male ringneck parakeets. One is 10 years old next month and we decided to get him a friend, so I bought another one to keep him company. The one I bought is 5 years old and was not handled we… read more
I have had parakeets most of my life; one lasting 16 years.
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat, Bird Veterinarian
3,596 satisfied customers
I have had parakeets most of my life; one lasting 16 years. I now have 2 male parakeets, one of which is showing signs of illness. He is listless, puffed up and sleelpy, and his wings are drooping ins… read more
parakeets: pet store..fluffy with her feathers..groomed her
Dr. G.
Dr. G., DVM
719 satisfied customers
i had 2 regular pet store parakeets. about 2 days before christmas one of my birds died. let me explain, she was "fluffy" with her feathers, and the other bird groomed her. she was about 4 yrs. also, … read more
parakeet: friend in the cage with him, inseparable
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan, Veterinarian and practice owner
8,877 satisfied customers
my darling parakeet is about 5 years old. i've had him for close to 4 years, nothing fancy,just a little blue guy. ( i think) he also has a friend in the cage with him, inseparable. i noticed only an … read more
I have a Ringneck Dove that seems to be losing feathers not
DrRoyC
DrRoyC, DVM
93 satisfied customers
Good afternoon i have a Ringneck Dove that seems to be losing feathers not excessively but now in places she hasn't before or hasn't preened...like the top of her head and her cheek area … read more
Hello, I recently adopted a baby indian ringneck that was a
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob, Veterinarian
7,940 satisfied customers
Hello, I recently adopted a baby indian ringneck that was a little over 4 weeks old. I have been hand feeding him/her with Kaytee Exact 3 times a day and am surprised how well it's went- this is my fi… read more
I have an Indian Ringneck parakeet, about 6 months old, white
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat, Bird Veterinarian
3,596 satisfied customers
I have an Indian Ringneck parakeet, about 6 months old, white head gray body and is I understand of the "lacewing" variety. When we got her she seemed to have trouble walking but the breeder said she … read more
What are the normal vital signs for a 12 year old male indian
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob, Veterinarian
7,940 satisfied customers
What are the normal vital signs for a 12 year old male indian ringneck parakeet? I want to count his resp rate. How can I tell if he is really sick? He was exposed to smoke from an overheated pot with… read more
We have two parakeets that share the same cage. They have been
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat, Bird Veterinarian
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We have two parakeets that share the same cage. They have been together for at least 2 years. Always picking at each other playfully. Yesterday they were making a little more racket then usual when th… read more

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Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
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