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Something got to my parakeet while it was outside. Her
Something got to my parakeet while it was outside . Her feathers were messed up on One Wing and she was bleeding right on the corner of the wing a piece of skin was literally hanging so I cut it off i… read more
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We have bird feeders and suet out birds at the house, have
We have bird feeders and suet out for the birds at the house, have been getting a lot of birds the last couple weeks, much more than normal. One little bird was huddled up on our front step, in the co… read more
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Dr. B.
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I noticed today that my cockatiel was huddled in the bottom
I noticed today that my cockatiel was huddled in the bottom corner of the cage and after closer observation discovered that her beak is black. What is going on?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My parakeet is weezing sometimes and a bit puffy. He is eating
My parakeet is weezing sometimes and a bit puffy. He is eating and drinking. I think it has a cold. What can I do for him?… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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Please help. I think I cut my parakeets beak too short
My 7 year old Parakeets beak was curling into its neck feathers. I cut it. I think I cut it to short - just taking off the tip. There was no blood on the cut beak but she has developed a line down her… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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chickens: body and tail feathers..were bred on my organic farm.Do
I have had 6chickens ,3mnths old ,die suddenly,before they died,the huddled in a corner, head shrunk into body and tail feathers curling under,they looked as if they were cold.These chickens were bred… read more
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One of my hens, 29 weeks old, has suddenly started huddling
One of my hens, 29 weeks old, has suddenly started huddling alone with her feathers ruffled and her tail pointing down. Additionally her comb has started to turn slightly yellow and her eye sockets ar… read more
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In the last 12 hours My parakeet has hurt her right leg and
In the last 12 hours My parakeet has hurt her right leg and she is not able to grip the wood perch bar. when I touched it there was no movement She keeps shaking it but she has remained in the same pl… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Can an African Grey get scaly face mite from a parakeet My
Can an African Grey get scaly face mite from a parakeet? My parakeet had 2 growths on the the corners of its mouth. It seemed to only grow up word like a funnel, but doesnt seem to have spread. My par… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Urgent! Macaw, African Grey strange droppings, parakeet die
My parakeet just died this morning. I'm heartbroken and extremely worried about my macaw and African grey. The macaw was the first to show symptoms.....watery dropping with ammonia smell and or brown … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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parakeet: is almost 7 yrs old..trouble holding on to me and the perch
My parakeet is almost 7 yrs old. She has started to fluff out and has trouble holding on to me and the perch. Is she nearing her time? Do I find a vet? Please advise. Her female companion seems to be … read more
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Dr:D
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Doctoral Degree
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birds: babies are on the concrete stoop huddled in the corner
3 baby birds fell out of their nest today during the tornado here in NC. The nest was made in my daughter's front wreath on her front door and the wind took the nest away and left the wreath on the gr… read more
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Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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my female parakeet keeps her feathers fluffed all the time,
my female parakeet keeps her feathers fluffed all the time, but she doesn't appear to be cold, or ill. i have seen her mate with the only other parakeet in the aviary(a male) and there is a nest box. … read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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hens: curl..perch and she seems like her comb has some frostbite
It is very cold outside, and one of my hens was huddled under the brooder lamp. I picked her up and she is very cold. Her feet seem like she can't curl them to perch and she seems like her comb has so… read more
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parakeet: friendly..sound and stayed huddled in his cage all fluffed
My parakeet was a very friendly guy who talkes a lot and spends much of his time with us. He was fine when we left him alone at home for two and a half days. When we came back he would not make a soun… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
We have an Americana that after the fist night of cold (38F)
We have an Americana that after the fist night of cold (38F) would not hold her head upright the following afternoon. I examined her and showed no marks, swelling or pain. Observation revealed normal … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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PARAKEET: IN A COLD HOUSE 50 DEGREES, I THIS TO COLD
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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parakeet: sparrow..by the feeders, I started putting feed in the cage
I had a parakeet coming to my feeder for about two months, before I was able to capture her. She was with the sparrows and was quick as a sparrow. Didn't pay much attention to the cage I had out by th… read more
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