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Can a distended crop of a 3 month baby bird recover to a
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Hi my 4 week old cockatiel'crop doesn't feel completely empty before breakfast. But it didn't feel firm either. The crop does look quite flat though. Her appetite is still vet good. But there was once… read more
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I'm handfeeding a baby cocketiel and his crop won't empty
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We rescued a, fully feathered sulphur crested cockatoo on
Hi We rescued a young, fully feathered sulphur crested cockatoo on our farm. It was skeletal and unable to eat seed so we syringe fed it Wombaroo Granivore. It now is lethargic and uninterested in foo… read more
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I have 14 chickens, four of which are two years old. All laying
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Dr. Dan
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My lovebird has a small abrasion on the top of one wing. I
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I have a 12 week eclectus chick. She seems to be very thin.
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I have an orphaned baby ove, weight, 80g --- at first seemed
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Bought ringneck baby yesterday. Crop not empting in four hours,
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I think my 21-d old baby cockatiel has a sour corp... it has
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lovebird: nesting cage..thrown..other babies that have some hair
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Doctoral Degree
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My 2 Week old budgie, that I am hand rearing now, is very sick.
My 2 Week old budgie, that I am hand rearing now, is very sick. It is extemly inactive and appears to be in alot of pain.Its legs are at a very wird angle, this morning it was even worse. We fed it lu… read more
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In case you are one of the avian vets we have already spoken
In case you are one of the avian vets we have already spoken to, I am the mother of the Ross Univ. Vet School student at St. Kitts. She has a lovebird that has been sick for quite some time (lethargy,… read more
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I have a Hyancith macaw, she has a big crop for last 3 days.
I have a Hyancith macaw, she has a big crop for last 3 days. going light! and weak. could be a growth or just not digesting food. What should I do… read more
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lovebird: year old female..is not vomit...I move her cage..blanket
My ten year old female lovebird has been regurgitating her food for serveral weeks now. This is not vomit. Occationally over the past few years she has gone into this obsessive state but could be pers… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
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I have a baby dove whose parents abandoned the destroyed nest
I have a baby dove whose parents abandoned the destroyed nest after a predator got to the babies. The baby that survived seems to be doing fine so far and I am keeping him warm. My question is about f… read more
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Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
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I have two mourning dove hatchlings that their mother and father
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