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My young budgie (2-4 months) suddenly became moody (biting
My young budgie (2-4 months) suddenly became moody (biting and not coming to play like he always is) and I noticed his white feathers near his beak look orangey (maybe from blood. Under his beak it se… read more
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I have a yellow canary parakeet, which has a little hole on
I have a yellow canary parakeet, which has a little hole on her neck. It seems like some of her feathers have been ripped off or fallen out. She scratches herself all day. I wonder if she's sick and i… read more
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Over 15 years ago my Quaker parrot hurt himself preening under
Over 15 years ago my Quaker parrot hurt himself preening under one wing with his beak cutting himself because of his sharp beak. I took him to a vet that took care of the wing and placed a collar. He … read more
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My 22 yr old Quaker was startled and fell off his perch onto
My 22 yr old Quaker was startled and fell off his perch onto the floor last week. My husbands poodle tried to pick it up, but spit feathers out. The raucous they caused alerted my husband, and he put … read more
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My black cochin bantam rooster neck feathers are turning and
My black cochin bantam rooster neck feathers are turning white and he is losing neck feathers in one area with the skin underneath being very red. What can I treat him with? and What is the cause of t… read more
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I just noticed that my Sun Conure has damage to her left side
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I have 11 hens and 1 rooster and they are all kept together.
I have 11 hens and 1 rooster and they are all kept together. 10 hens and the rooster have lost their feathers on their backs & butts. What could be causing this? Could the 1 hen that has not lost any … read more
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hello i have just noticed a white blemish under my parrots
hello i have just noticed a white blemish under my parrots right eye about 3 mm long and 2 mm wide with a small scratch above it is it possible he might have caught it or something ?… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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A few months ago, my Green Cheeked Conure lost a lot of feathers
A few months ago, my Green Cheeked Conure lost a lot of feathers which I thought was molting. It now has very few of the flight feathers on its wings and no tail feathers. Is this molting or something… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My bird has recently lost all the feathers on the back of his
My bird has recently lost all the feathers on the back of his neck. The neck has little white spots on it. Doesn't show unless his head in down. Otherwise he is eating, drinking, playing normally.… read more
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My Quaker is 2 y/o and has no problems but this weekend I have
My Quaker is 2 y/o and has no problems but this weekend I have noticed he is pulling out his feathers around his breast if I tilt his head up there is a bald spot.His appetite is off somewhat and he i… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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next day, took her to the vet got her to stop but then she started
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Lorikeet: his top beak at both sides is peeling, it is not too bad
I have a Lorikeet and his top beak at both sides is peeling, it is not too bad and does not seem to be getting worse but I wonder if he lacks some vitamin?? regards, Pam… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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canary: has brown on the feathers directly across the top of his beak
My pet canary has brown on the feathers directly across the top of his beak. (Where the beak meets the feathers. What could this be?… read more
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bath..just some misting that we usually do, he eats and poops well
Our Quaker has lost a lot of feathers around his neck, he just has quills in this area now. He was going through a regular molt, but then he just kept losing feathers. Gave him a good bath this mornin… read more
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Hello, I have a Monk/Quaker Parrot, before i had two but the
Hello, I have a Monk/Quaker Parrot, before i had two but the female flew away, and the male is still with us. The problem is that he is very weak and doesn't eat as much and he is losing feathers from… read more
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The tip of my quakers beak is wearing away about a quarter
The tip of my quaker's beak is wearing away about a quarter of an inch up from the bottom and looks as if it is going to completely wear away. Is there anything I can do and is this a normal thing????… read more
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Hello, I have been breeding kakarikis for the past 7 years,
Hello, I have been breeding kakarikis for the past 7 years, currently have 10 breeding pairs & have come across something that I have not seen before. I've had three lots chicks in different aviaries … read more
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Dr. Pat
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