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I have a Sun Conure (about 10 years old), and I noticed he
I have a Sun Conure (about 10 years old), and I noticed he recently sleeps on the bottom of the cage with my 1.5-year-old Sun Conure. Also, the 10-year-old Sun Conures feathers are puffed up. During the day, he usually stands on the perch and not on the floor of the cage. Further, I noticed he has a tendency to try to place his whole body into the food bowl, and using his beak, he spills all the seeds. He is eating and drinking water. Is this normal behavior due to Spring Time and possible wants to mate or a sign of illness? I had a another Sun Conures who is the brother of the 1.5 year Sun Conures and sadly he passed away this past Monday. Therefore, I am not hypersensitive to any out of ordinary bevahir. … read more
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August Abbott, CAS
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I got a cheek conure around a week ago, the breeder said he
I got a green cheek conure around a week ago, the breeder said he is about 3 months. He has this perch he has destroyed. At first I thought he was just chewing it but he's actually eating it. He start… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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We have a 26 month old sun conure. today brought home a 3
we have a 26 month old sun conure. today brought home a 3 months old sun conure who flow onto older ones cage and got toe bitten. Later the older one flew onto babys cage and ended up biting babys ton… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Of my 5 month old conures is acting strange had his nails
of my 5 month old conures is acting strange had his nails clipped and wings trimmed. One of the nails bled so,I had to take him back to,get it treated, today he is fluffed up, sitting on the far side … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My Jenday conure is biting at his one foot I looked and
My Jenday conure is biting at his one foot I looked and don't see anything … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My conure stop perching I notice his feet are swollen and he
My conure stop perching I notice his feet are swollen and he walks on platforms now he's 26 eats well but has calmed way down is this a sign of bumblefoot … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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My sun conure is having labored breathing, sneezing, and
My sun conure is having labored breathing, sneezing, and trouble perching … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Avian Medicine Residency
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My sun conure is in the hospital because he has swollen
My sun conure is in the hospital because he has swollen three nails and trunk of his entire foot is discolored and swollen. The doctor in the emergency room thought it had to do with necrosis. I caugh… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Avian Medicine Residency
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I have two lovebirds that are losing feathers, one even has
I have two lovebirds that are losing feathers, one even has a scab on his back that will not heal/go away. I've tried putting new toys and fun stuff in their cage, but boredom doesn't seem to be the p… read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
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My 23 year old sun conure, who I have had since 16 weeks, has
My 23 year old sun conure, who I have had since 16 weeks, has recently had periodic episodes of not being able to perch - both feet - and freaks out and flies - often into mirrrors or glass. I am usua… read more
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Dr. Pat
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I have an 8 year old sun conure. She is very social and her
I have an 8 year old sun conure. She is very social and her behaviour is usually predictable. For the last week she seems to be more anxious and hyper than usual. Not settling at night as she usually … read more
knstrand
knstrand
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My sun conure flew into a ceiling fan and was thrown to the
My sun conure flew into a ceiling fan and was thrown to the side. At first I thought he hurt his throat since he would not close his mouth or move his tongue. But now he speaks and is playing. I think… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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We are new owners of a sun conure. Weve had him a few weeks
We are new owners of a sun conure. We've had him a few weeks and everything has been fine. He woke up this morning and was listless and had brown diareha. We're having trouble finding a vet open this … read more
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Dr. Pat
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This is to Dr.Pat;Have a 5 yr old DNA sexed Sun Conure,Olivia.Active,frie
This is to Dr.Pat;Have a 5 yr old DNA sexed Sun Conure,'Olivia'.Active,friendly,verbal,and absolutely bonded to me.Lives in a huge wrought iron cage plus allowed out to fly every day.Diet is mainly pe… read more
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Sun Conure: diet..mixed seed and nuts, and dried fruit..drinks water
I have a male Sun Conure about 2 years old who seems to be having balance and coordination problems. His diet consists of a variety of pelleted food, mixed seed and nuts, and dried fruit. He has a hea… read more
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Dr. Pat
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hi i just bought a conure and i was wondering if i should let
hi i just bought a conure and i was wondering if i should let him out to play even though he doesnt trust me yet and how can i get him to trust me enough to perch on my hand… read more
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Sun Conure: clipped..he seemed fine..noticed blood on his rope perch
Hi.. Yesterday my 7month old Sun Conure got its toenails clipped at a bird farm. When i brought him home he seemed fine but stressed and i did not notice any blood in his carrier or on his toes. About… read more
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cockatiel: rest of the flock..eats well..little millet, avicakes
I found a little cockatiel outside the courthouse and took him home. I've quarantined him from the rest of the flock (3 other 'tiels, 1 sun conure, 1 blue-crowned conure, and 1 african gray). He eats … read more
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