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My son accidentally stepped on his Bird. He's sleeping but
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I have a lovebird fledgling with 'stargazer' condition it
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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HiMy boy lovebird has been chewing under his wings for a
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I just discovered a mass under my lovebirds wing. Its a li
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allpetsdr
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I have a european starling one year old hand raised. He has
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its obvious my lovebird has painful condition in one of its
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