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My Canaries have scaly feet. I have tried treating them with
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Hello, my 5 year old rooster has scaly leg mites on feet and
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My 4year old Faverolle has been troubledwith scaly mite and
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I have six beautiful budgies, three male & three female. One
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My budgie has a yellowish discharge from her eyes that I can
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Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
Why are my canarys legs scaley? I have tried rubbing vaseline
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Dr:D
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a budgie that has a growth or something on his face,
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Doctoral Degree
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I have 10 parakeets in an outdoor aviary & would like to know
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Doctoral Degree
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I have an outdoor aviary with budgies, zebra finch and quails
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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how long do i have to wait till i can start teaching my budgie tricks got them
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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my two older chooks have really bad scaly legs, heard it is
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Some of the brown thrashers at my feeder have a wart like growth
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Doctoral Degree
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I think my budgie may have scaley face, especially in the feet.
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a canary bird, he is lost his feather on his head,neck
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Pat

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4,244 satisfied customers

25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

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