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My parrot has a crack on one side of its beak. It runs
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I have a female pink and grey galah who has lost the tiny
I have a female pink and grey galah who has lost the tiny feathers above the beak uncovering the little nasal passages. Nothing appears to be weaping from these passages, the feathers turned dark befo… read more
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My canary has crusted eyes, doesn't get on perches but is eating
My canary has crusted eyes, doesn't get on perches but is eating and drinking. he stays puffed and does not chirp for 2 weeks now.… read more
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I have a Yellow Naped Parrot who has been sleeping a lot and
I have a Yellow Naped Parrot who has been sleeping a lot and not eating normally. Today I noticed that he had a clear water bubble coming from his nose (little holes on each side of his beak) and he s… read more
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My gray african have what looks like a fat tissue pimple growing
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Hello: All seems well after the trip and the bird is unofficially
Hello: All seems well after the trip and the bird is unofficially out of quarantine. He still has his beak trouble - it grows up like a sabre on one side. The vet who trimmed it in Athens notes it imp… read more
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I recently purchase a male canary. I didn't notice that he had these growths on his feet (like flesh colored moss) until it got him home. His feet seem to be sore. What is it and is there any cure for… read more
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Nail polish remover was used near our quaker parrot last pm. he doesnt seem right since. loss of appetite and somewhat depressed. I just put all new toys and perches in his cage yesterday. could the w… read more
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Hi Ive got an african grey parrot he about 5 years old he
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I am concerned about my canary, whose top bill has grown long,
I am concerned about my canary, whose top bill has grown long, hooked and pointed--not like it looked when I bought him. He has a variety of perches--the same as my other canary has--including a sandy… read more
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I have a 2 year old African Timneh Gray... he is a great bird.
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I have a 9year old green cheeked conure, he has developed a
I have a 9year old green cheeked conure, he has developed a swollen lower right eye lid with a slightly purple-bruised look to it. He has always had a habit of rubbing his beak on his wooden & rope pe… read more
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hi i have a quaker parrot it has become very sick with swollen
hi i have a quaker parrot it has become very sick with swollen eye that is now shut it is also sneezing constantly any advise will be appriciated… read more
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canary: developed a pink bump on his left eye..keeps scratching..perch
I have a yellow male canary, who is 1 year old. He has developed a pink bump on his left eye with little bumps on it. He keeps scratching his eye on his perch and has now made it bleed a little. He ha… read more
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This is about a canary. I am on my 3rd canary in 3 years.
This is about a canary. I am on my 3rd canary in 3 years. All 3 have died of respiratory problems. The second one died in 10-12 months. I have had this one for about 6 months. He is displaying the sam… read more
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parrot: problem with his beak aprox 1yr ago..bone..seed
Have a wonderful quaker parrot who is going to be 11yrs old and developed a problem with his beak aprox 1yr ago. I thought it was do to him not using the cuddle bone, so I tried different perches whic… read more
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My canary went through a molt a couple of months ago. His feather
My canary went through a molt a couple of months ago. His feathers did not all come back, especially in the area under his beak. No feathers at all there. His appearance is alarming; crop is exposed a… read more
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