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Our female cockatiel was taken to the vet several weeks ago
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My girl just started laying and mostly large double yokers.
My young girl just started laying and mostly large double yokers. She is now acting sick. Dragging her tail, lethargic an very little poop. Have her inside in a kennel. Giving her Epson salt soaks and… read more
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Dr. Bob
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my cockatiel has an egg stuck. the majority of the egg is
my cockatiel has an egg stuck. the majority of the egg is out. she is a little over a year old. what do I do?… read more
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I have a 25 year old Cockatiel,he has been very quite for the
I have a 25 year old Cockatiel,he has been very quite for the last 4 days ,sitting in the bottom of his cage.he shows signs of weakness and his feathers are puffy and he is breathing fast,usually he i… read more
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THe feathers in the comb of my 10 year old cockatiel are sticking
THe feathers in the comb of my 10 year old cockatiel are sticking up like a spiked hairdo as if he was a rock musician. I thought he was molting but the feathers have not comb out yet. THe feathers ar… read more
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Dr. Dan
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My cockatiel is almost 2 years old. In the last week to week
My cockatiel is almost 2 years old. In the last week to week and a half she pick and scratches himself and screams like he is hurting. We have been spraying him down with water and no pick spray but w… read more
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12 year old male cockatiel that has been very healthy
i have a 12 year old male cockatiel that has been very healthy all along... recently i noticed a patch of skin on his chest where his feathers were gone... i thought he may have just pulled them out d… read more
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My female zebra finch has a lot of feces stuck to her backside.
My female zebra finch has a lot of feces stuck to her backside. She keeps trying to get it off. She also seems to have a more labored breath (I can see her breathing whereas with the other finches I c… read more
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Dr. Dan
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My bird landed on my car keys and somehow got stuck. When I
My bird landed on my car keys and somehow got stuck. When I pulled him out, he squealed VERY loudly. Shortly after I noticed his claw looked raw, and was bleeding badly. WHat do I do?!?!… read more
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Our 14 yeaqr old cockateil has a large mass of fecal waste
Our 14 yeaqr old cockateil has a large mass of fecal waste hanging from his bottom. He is still able to go to bathroom but the mass of do do is just building upo and up. I tried to pull of tweaser but… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I have a hen that is apprx 1 year old. This morning I went
I have a hen that is apprx 1 year old. This morning I went to her pen and found her unable to walk, and has a small amount of congestion. My other hens are fine. Any ideas? Dosn't seem like anything i… read more
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Cockatiel has been pulling out large feathers (5). There
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cockatiel: roughly 10 years old and he was very close to her.
I recently inherited my grandmother's cockatiel. He is roughly 10 years old and he was very close to her. She dies suddenly and I ended up driving back to Virginia with me (she lived in Ohio). I check… read more
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We have a four year old Cockteil namedCustomer He is definitely
We have a four year old Cockteil namedCustomer He is definitely a family member and I can't imagine not having him in our life. We have fed him the same food since he came to us. Now, unfortunately, t… read more
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Myu budgie is app 7 years old and I have noticed first his
Myu budgie is app 7 years old and I have noticed first his droppings were wet and now his droppings are all sticking to his his back passage and are dry now, he is eating OK but he just sleeps most of… read more
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cockatiel: Earlier tonight I noticed..my seven..wing clipping
Earlier tonight I noticed that my seven month cockatiel bird has lost his only two flight wings on one side that were left after a wing clipping he had about three months ago. Should I clip the other … read more
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cockatiel: tumor the size..powder..her? she is still alert and jumping
Hello, we got a cockatiel for 23 years, she developed a tumor the size of a marble on her wing and she picks on it constantly so it is bleeding a lot, the bleeding powder can not help, what should we … read more
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Our Chicken is approximately 6 months old and has a large raw
Our Chicken is approximately 6 months old and has a large raw place on her backside. it appears that she cannot poop properly and the other chickens have been pecking at her. there is a large dark lum… read more
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