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Why might my lovebird's nails (which are normally black) be
Why might my lovebird's nails (which are normally black) be elongated, and the proximal half is now light pink color like the quik would be?… read more
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I have a rosy cheeked lovebird, wt. 44 grams who was prescribed
I have a rosy cheeked lovebird, wt. 44 grams who was prescribed Batril, 100mg/ml, dosage 0.05cc once a day for 21 days. I have mostly cockatiels who are more than twicw that weight who have been presc… read more
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Hi,I have a 4 year old peach face lovebird who has been
Hi, I have a 4 year old peach face lovebird who has been plucking since july or august. I have tried many things to encourage him to stop and just when I feel we are making progress, he digresses. He … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Since yesterday my male lovebird has feces clutting on his
Since yesterday my male lovebird has feces clutting on his bottom, he is trying to wash it, but new droppings get stuck again on some unruly fluffy feathers down there. He is not happy and a bit moody… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Dear Sir, I am a lovebird breeder in the Philippines. I have
Dear Sir, I am a lovebird breeder in the Philippines. I have over 250 birds and during the summer I am having problems with the birds developing yellow type itchy spots on their legs,tongues,noses and… read more
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Dr. Pat
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I have two lovebirds, dont know the sex, but one lovebird
I have two lovebirds, don't know the sex, but one lovebird hump on the flurry mitten (it keeps them warm). This lovebird rub his output area against it for several minutes. Is this a mating ritual?… read more
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Dr. Pat
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My lovebirds have 3 babies about 3 weeks old. One has a tan,
My lovebirds have 3 babies about 3 weeks old. One has a tan, crusty substance on top of beak that goes around to under right eye. Today I took some of it off with warm water. I noticed that a second c… read more
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Dr. Pat
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My lovebird has a small abrasion on the top of one wing. I
My lovebird has a small abrasion on the top of one wing. I am not sure if it is from fighting with her mate, scraping against something or plucking out her own feathers to make a nest. It gets better … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Our lovebird has always been vocal. Other lovebird died in
Our lovebird has always been vocal. Other lovebird died in November (however the 2 birds never bonded)and Willy has been alone since then. Over the past month he has started screaming in the high pitc… read more
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Dr. Pat
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lovebird: My 13 year..13 year old..cage..she ate a little..drank
My 13 year old lovebird Thunderbolt seems to have no strenth in her legs today and is just lying in her cage. I took her out and she flew onto me, but seemed to have no strength to hold on. I put some… read more
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peach faced lovebirds: rescued..diet improved..There are NO Avian vets
Hi, I live in a rural part of India and 3 months ago was given 2 peach faced lovebirds, who were rescued from a roadside seller. The female was always slightly dull but with diet improved somewhat. Th… read more
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I have a wooden nest box for my breeding love birds...they
I have a wooden nest box for my breeding love birds...they take the shredded paper other places and won't go into the box? What do I do now?… read more
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My lovebird has a feather plucking problem. I have taken him
My lovebird has a feather plucking problem. I have taken him to the vet and have used antibiotics for the onfection it caused and have used prozac to try to calm him down. He won't stop and my husband… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Good evening I had three cockatiels for approximately 5
Good evening I had three cockatiels for approximately 5 years now. They all lived together quite happily in their cage. This morning when i went to change their water (this was done daily) and top up … read more
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Dr. Pat
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lovebirds: large cage..I believe), is loosing its fur in its chest
Hi, I have 2 lovebirds in a large cage and is kept clean. I have the female lovebird ( I believe), is loosing its fur in its chest. Is this normal ? And what should I do ? I am in Australia, and it's … read more
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2 lovebirds given to us, we have had them about 3 days, were
2 lovebirds given to us, we have had them about 3 days, were fine for the first 48 hrs and all of a sudden one of the birds started picking himself constantly, his tail mostly but also his right talon… read more
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Dr. Pat
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my black cheeked lovebird has ruffled feathers and droppings
my black cheeked lovebird has ruffled feathers and droppings are rather long and stringy looking… read more
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Hello! Im a little worried about my black cheeked lovebird.
Hello! I'm a little worried about my black cheeked lovebird. She's about 8 months old and I noticed today that she's losing some feathers around her beak and there's a little bald spot there. When I l… read more
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