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I have a situation very similar to this article with an
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I have a rosy cheeked lovebird, wt. 44 grams who was prescribed
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My 14yr old lovebird seamed to fall of his cage about 4 foot
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My 17 year old peachface lovebird has recently started holding
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Hi. My hand fed baby lovebird is about 3 months old. He's
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I have a 13 year old lovebird, his name is XXXXX XXXXXs always
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lovebird: My 13 year..13 year old..cage..she ate a little..drank
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My pet lovebird has been very poorly for the last few days.
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My 12-yr old lovebird is eating but his head is turned at an
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I have a baby lovebird which is about 6 weeks old, it has been
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lovebird: My little..his cage and his head is tilted..circles..puffy
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