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She seems to favor one foot. And what is sprouted food
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She is limping and can barely apply pressure when she walks.
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I have a rooster with what looks to be severe bumblefoot. He
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My parakeet whom i have a year now has curled all toes on
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I have a cockatiel I think it is a male. Recently maybe 2
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