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My sun conure is 4 months old, has a sneeze and I cannot
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Conure, suddenly quite, feathers poofed, eyes closed.
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My Amazon Double Yellow Head (female 22 years old) has been
Hi Dr. Lisa My Amazon Double Yellow Head (female 22 years old) has been plucking under her wings only since 2008. We changed her cage to a larger one and she has lots of toys. She's never locked up ex… read more
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I have a blue crown Conure ( 7 months old) and a blue Quaker parrot ( 5 months old) I have had both for 2 months. We bought them from a breeder. They came home with seed and Zupreem pellets. Pellets i… read more
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I have a cheeked conure who is not acting right drinks water
I have a green cheeked conure who is not acting right drinks water but drools some out and does not appear to be pooping help… read more
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I have a Sun Conure who is now about 23 years old. Up till
I have a Sun Conure who is now about 23 years old. Up till now she (we think!) has had no health issues. However, in the last few days she has become extremely quiet, sits on the bottom of her cage a … read more
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I have a 9 year old Sun Conure that has 5 eggs in the
I have a 9 year old Sun Conure that has laid 5 eggs in the last 3 weeks and is now dropping a lot of feathers. Just not sure if this is normal. She will also stay in her teepee on the eggs all day and… read more
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Hi, I have a Jenday Conure, Kiki (female) and a Sun Conure,
Hi, I have a Jenday Conure, Kiki (female) and a Sun Conure, TyTy (male) that have mated. I did not know the sex until now. My Jenday has laid 4 eggs on 4/19/14, 4/25/14, 4/28/14 & 5/1/14 (this is her … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi i have a female pineapple conure, she is approx 18 weeks
Hi i have a female pineapple conure, she is approx 18 weeks old. She is loosing down feathers and has lost weight. She lives with 3 other conures all 16-20 weeks old in an aviary. She is flying around… read more
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Sun Conure - 18 yrs old - I just picked her up from a friends
Sun Conure - 18 yrs old - I just picked her up from a friends house. When I got there she was talking, happy, energetic ... I put my hand in to get her out and she went into her hut - laid down (flat)… read more
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Dr. Bob
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I have a 6 week old Jenday Conure and hes in the process of
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My cherry head conure( 14 yrs old) started picking its feathers.
My cherry head conure( 14 yrs old) started picking its feathers. I tried spraying him(?) with water and or bath spray because a wet bird is not supposed to pull feathers? However, his feathers have ch… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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when i left for work this morning, my sun conure was fine and
when i left for work this morning, my sun conure was fine and had greeted me and come for his food, etc. .... when i arrived home, he didn't come down from his "nest" to say hello and when I called to… read more
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Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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lovebirds: have hatched 2 eggs..babies..no noise or feathers yet
After multiple tries, our lovebirds have hatched 2 eggs. The babies appear to be growing but, no noise or feathers yet. What do we need to be doing for our birds to make sure they have strength and ab… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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We have a 3 month sun conure. yesterday we noticed before going
We have a 3 month sun conure. yesterday we noticed before going to sleep her droppings were dark brown color. This morning her droppings were back to green. But this evening her dropping was reddish/b… read more
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I have a 16 year old blue crowned conure. He/she just recently
I have a 16 year old blue crowned conure. He/she just recently started losing feather on his chest and I suspect him of picking them. The gray down feather are still there. I haven't actually seen him… read more
Dr. Gwen
Dr. Gwen
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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conure: 2 eggs..past few days..aggressive to certain hand movements
I have dusky conure that is 17yrs old and laid 2 eggs in the past few days. Know she is not doing any of her normal habits. For example, she is not doing her normal words that she normally repeats, no… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
Conure: pellets..meal..No nuts/sunflower seeds, some millet. Cage
Conure gets Zupreem pellets, Lafber's nutri meal bars, washed fresh fruit. No nuts/sunflower seeds, some millet. Cage wiped down & papers changed daily. Bowls & bottles from dishwasher. Filtered water… read more
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