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We have a female cockatoo. We've noticed a growth on her
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My 8 month old rosebreasted cockatoo injured his wing. I
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I have a female cockatoo and noticed that under one wing the
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My Goffin Cockatoo, Pica, decided to jump out of her cage as
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We have 28 broiler chicks that are 5 weeks old. I have one
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, my goffin cockatoo seems to be pulling her feathers
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I have recently( but never before when massaging him) felt
I have recently( but never before when massaging him) felt a small protrusion where I think the oil sac/gland is on my cockatoo's back. He seems in perfect health, is lively, playful, eats well and wh… read more
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I have a young budgie and it has whait appears to be sore right
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I found an adult male cardinal with a broken wing and leg in
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I have a moluccan cockatoo , he is approximately eleven years
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Our cockatoo all of a sudden is bloody under both wings. I
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Hi we have a female (we think) cockatiel she is picking out
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budgie: healthy..year-old female..behavior..claws open) on her perch
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Dear Vet, My cockatiel carries one of her wings away from
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cockatiel: 12 year old..noticed a lump on his wing
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canary: wing..area has no feathers..puffed..supplements to her diet
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