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My parakeet is trying to lay an egg and I think it's bound
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I think my parakeet is egg bound. She has been perched with
I think my parakeet is egg bound. She has been perched with wide feet, fluffed more than usual, breathing more laborously, slowed eating and defecating. Her tail is also pointed downward, with a bulge… read more
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I have three parakeets. 2 females,1 male. One of the females
I have three parakeets. 2 females,1 male. One of the females has lost her feathers around her bottom, and has droppings stuck to her. She also seems to be rounder there. She is eating and talking but … read more
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My female parakeet has six eggs. The first three just
My female parakeet has laid six eggs. The first three just laid on the bottom of the cage. She paid no attend to them and I removed them when I cleaned the cage. Now, she has three, and possibly a fou… read more
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My 16 yr old African Grey (female) is acting strange, sitting
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my year old femail zebra finch is trying her for first brood for the last six hours she h
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Hello,Sunday I noticed my parakeets tail bobbing but other
Hello, Sunday I noticed my parakeet's tail bobbing but other than that it looked fine. It was eating and playing. At around 7 pm, I noticed something red, bloody bulbous protruding from the anus but w… read more
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Our parakeet is swollen around her vent and isnt pooping very
Our parakeet is swollen around her vent and isn't pooping very often. She is fluffed up most of the time, and doesn't fly very well anymore...landing on the floor when she does try. She is still eatin… read more
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I have a parakeet that has a very swollen abdomen that is turning
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I have three parakeets. One male is in the cage with a female.
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eclectus parrots: my female..it fells like an egg is there..8 yrs old.
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I have found blood on my birds perches...she seems to have
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we have a parakeet that I believe may have eggs in her that
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parakeet: healthy..she appears to be breathing heavy..constipated
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my 7 year old parakeet has a swollen area around its bottom-
my 7 year old parakeet has a swollen area around its bottom- about the size of a thumb. It has no feathers around it. This happened 4 months ago , and it either passed several large poops, or eggs tha… read more
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I have a question about my female parakeet. She has clumping
I have a question about my female parakeet. She has clumping near her vent which looks like undigested food. It is off white, stuck to her back tail feather. Her droppings are wet and watery. On occas… read more
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