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My dove is missing feathers on his head around where his
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My parents have a dove cote and about 12 white fantail doves.
My parents have a dove cote and about 12 white fantail doves. A few have started losing feathers around their eye area and now this is spreading down their throats. One, a male, seems a bit low and ha… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My white dove is loosing hair on top of his head as well as
My white dove is loosing hair on top of his head as well as shedding some feathers. He also seems to be biting himself. What can i DO… read more
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My parakeet is loosing feathers around her eye and now it looks
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Dr. Dan
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My yellow nape has all his feathers but his chest feathers
My yellow nape has all his feathers but his chest feathers are gray why it never happened before… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Dove losing feathers around head, neck .wings ,what can i do
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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my hen has a white dry covering to her face and around her
my hen has a white dry covering to her face and around her eye area. The affected area around her eye has lost all feathers. She seems ok oher than that. She has seen a vet who wasn't sure but injecte… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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My dove is losing the feathers around her neck. I have checked
My dove is losing the feathers around her neck. I have checked to see if she has a mite of any kind but can see nothing.She can not fly and lives by herself...with forays outside with a guinea pig.… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
This past week my female parakeet has been looking ill. The
This past week my female parakeet has been looking ill. The feathers around her head appear matted and dirty. The eyes look dull. She has been sleeping much more than usual. Seems to still be eating a… read more
Dr. Jaime
Dr. Jaime
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Doctoral Degree
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My Cockatiel is sitting on her perch drooped over, her
My Cockatiel is sitting on her perch drooped over, her feathers around her head and eyes look awful and she looks like she is shivering. She looks like she is also trying to sleep. When i chirp at her… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My pet Emden goose is loosing the feathers on his face in a
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a Ringneck Dove that seems to be losing feathers not
Good afternoon i have a Ringneck Dove that seems to be losing feathers not excessively but now in places she hasn't before or hasn't preened...like the top of her head and her cheek area … read more
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Hello, I own nine different types of finches. One is a spice
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My cockatiel has a problem with her eye, the feathers are gone
My cockatiel has a problem with her eye, the feathers are gone around her eye and it seems to water,and she rubs it a lot with her wing. and she seems to close it a lot like it's hurting.… read more
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Dr. B.
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A spotted neck dove ended up in my yard today scuttling
A young spotted neck dove ended up in my yard today scuttling around on the ground , with no tail feathers and a big bald patch on his back. the flight fathers do not look fully grown. no blood, but i… read more
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Dr. B.
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One of my hens has been loosing feathers around her comb and
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I rescued a dove from my cat 3 days ago. The dove lost
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Dr. Pat
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