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What kind of diseases makes the feathers fall out on the
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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DVM
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My canary has a problem with mite and or lice. She has
Hi, my canary has a problem with mite and or lice. She has pulled out feathers and seems very restless. Some parts of her body are expose. I gave her a spray of Avitrol bird mite and lice spray last S… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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We have a Gloster corona white crested canary who has a red
We have a Gloster corona white crested canary who has a red sore in the bottom of his beak. Since September 2014, we have been parting a non-crested canary who has been picking on his talons and feath… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a approx. 2 year old vos. Eclectus. About 1 month ago
I have a approx. 2 year old vos. Eclectus. About 1 month ago i got him a full spectrum light because his feathers look worn and he wasnt near any natural light. Well he started to get very hormonal. T… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
my canary stated molting but all his feathers are off his head
my canary stated molting but all his feathers are off his head and around his neck and I just now seen a fresh dropping and it was all white and really loose. he is eating and singing. he is not shut … read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
DVM
Doctoral Degree
823 satisfied customers
My baby canary is still in the nest, parents in the cage, and
My baby canary is still in the nest, parents in the cage, and she looks like she had a wound or red area without feathers on her chest. What shall I do?… read more
Andrea Scheer
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Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
Our dusky is 25yrs old and seems to have lost a lot more feathers
Our dusky is 25yrs old and seems to have lost a lot more feathers than he ever has molting. He also has some type of fatty deposit under his neck. Is this normal for aging birds? We have had him his e… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My female canary, 2 1/2 yrs old, lost all her feathers only
My female canary, 2 1/2 yrs old, lost all her feathers only at the back of her neck. The rest of her feathers look dull in color. Her activity is normal. This is been the case for 6 months. I have use… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
conure: seen chest feathers ever (he is 10 years old and has lived
I inherted a conure. From the beginning, he/she pulled feathers. I don't think I have seen chest feathers ever (he is 10 years old and has lived with us for at least 4 years.) Now the feathers over th… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My canary is VERY OLD. He also has one & 1/2 legs! He still
My canary is VERY OLD. He also has one & 1/2 legs! He still sings but not as much as he used to. But h does try daily. He still eats very well. When I adopted him (I've had him for over a year) he had… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I just bought a canary and she is 4 months old. I also own
I just bought a canary and she is 4 months old. I also own another male canary that I had for almost a year now. I waited a couple of days before putting them together. I now see that they squak at ea… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
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I have a cockatoo that is dearly loved and out of her cage
I have a cockatoo that is dearly loved and out of her cage and interacting with eithe myself or my husband 4-8 hours a day. My question is I was told to put her on a pelleted feed and shortly after th… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Eclectus: my male..picked his feathers..abd treated
t has ben 3 years since my male Eclectus picked his feathers. the stressor was new furniture. E.cole was cultured abd treated. the larger feathers have regrown but not all green. the down feathers at … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,186 satisfied customers
Our Cocatoo plucks his feathers. He / she (we are not sure
Our Cocatoo plucks his feathers. He / she (we are not sure which) is bald wherever he can reach. What can we do to prevent him plucking hos feathers?… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
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One of my gloucester female canary, who is now moulting, seems
One of my gloucester female canary, who is now moulting, seems to grow multiple feathers from one follicle(?). That is, on her back she has like bunches of feathers (not fully grown) growing from one … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,186 satisfied customers
Ive had a male canary for 1 week. The past 2 days There are
I've had a male canary for 1 week. The past 2 days There are many feathers in the cage. Enough to notice their absence on his body shape. I keep canary food, fresh water, and offer veggies or fruit da… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
I have a pet rooster and 4 hens About 3 weeks ago the rooster
I have a pet rooster and 4 hens About 3 weeks ago the rooster lost a patch of feathers on the inside and side of his neck. the area is a bright red. No scabs just red. Is there anything I can do for h… read more
andrea roberts
andrea roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,292 satisfied customers
canary: wing..area has no feathers..puffed..supplements to her diet
my pet canary had blood under the wing. The area has no feathers, although I've never seen her plucking. She puffed up a few weeks ago, but I started adding supplements to her diet, and has since impr… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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Dr. Pat

Dr. Pat

Bird Veterinarian

3,596 satisfied customers

25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

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Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

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Dr. MD Stafford

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233 satisfied customers

20 years in private practice, contract veterinarian Dickerson Park Zoo and attending veterinarian Missouri State University

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