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My dove is loosing a lot of feathers on her head and around
Hi! My dove is loosing a lot of feathers on her head and around eyes. This has not happened before. The other dove in her cage is just fine... … read more
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My sun conure hit his head tonight while flying after a scare. He was fine when I retrive
My sun conure hit his head tonight while flying after a scare. He was fine when I retrived him, lost feathers but no blood. He now has a small and a tiny bald patch on top of head. After one minute, h… read more
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My yellow canary sings all day beautifully, eats well drinks
My yellow canary sings all day beautifully, eats well drinks and poops well. He is not shy at all around me or my husband. We are the only ones in the house. My concern is that he is pulling out his f… read more
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I have a Parakeet that is showing some kind of sickness. 1. He
I have a Parakeet that is showing some kind of sickness. 1. He is acting tired but still stands up right. 2. He is having a hard time keeping his eyes open. 3. He seems not to be eating or drinking wa… read more
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crusty: feathers around both sides of the beak..i treat it with
My cockateil has something under the feathers around both sides of the beak. It looks crusty looking. What could it be and what could i treat it with?… read more
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I just rescued a young dove which was being savaged by a grackle.
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I have two female Spice Finches. Five days ago, I noticed that
I have two female Spice Finches. Five days ago, I noticed that one is losing feathers from the top of her head and around her beak. Tonight, I noticed that the same feather loss is going on with the s… read more
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My fifteen year old female parakeet started looking like she
My fifteen year old female parakeet started looking like she was moulting the feathers of her head and face, but her appearance started deteriorating. She began to have dark brown streaks in the feath… read more
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How can I tell if my African Grey parrot has mites?
How can I tell if my African Grey parrot has mites?I found a bald spot on his neck under his bill. Could he be molting. I find small white and grey feathers on the bottom of his cage. I had another pa… read more
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lovebird: is 6 months old and missing his feathers..ears..cage
My lovebird is 6 months old and missing his feathers at the back of his head and around his ears. The back of his head was swollen 2 days ago, like he had a bump, now is smaller. I took the bird insid… read more
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parrot: miniature..beak..his stomach area and he has only gray soft
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Doctoral Degree
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My white dove is loosing hair on top of his head as well as
My white dove is loosing hair on top of his head as well as shedding some feathers. He also seems to be biting himself. What can i DO… read more
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behind one wing on the back it looks like she pulled the feathers
I have a white dove. behind one wing on the back it looks like she pulled the feathers out but the pins are still in. I didn't noticed it yesterday… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my peachfaced lovebird has lost her hair around her face..but
my peachfaced lovebird has lost her hair around her face..but is active..no other sign of illnes...what can i do to help her and also should i seperated he rfrom the other 2… read more
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My question is what is wrong with my 13 year old male red-sided
My question is what is wrong with my 13 year old male red-sided eclectus. He has lost a large amount of feathers from his face, around his beak and eyes. It is getting worse. He is constantly picking … read more
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I have a conure and took him to my bird store to see why he
I have a conure and took him to my bird store to see why he was losing his feathers close to his face on the top of his head. She took one look at him and said "get him out of the store right now". He… read more
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lost tail feathers and a lost of white soft feathers...spots..nose
Fred has been moulting for about a week and a half. He has lost tail feathers and a lost of white soft feathers. He has a few blank spots on his face especially right around his nose. I have left the … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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found a baby dove, one with the feathers sticking up on its head.
I sent this request a few hours ago. I really need a reply please. I have found a baby dove, one with the feathers sticking up on its head. It has all feathers and looks like it's just a little too yo… read more
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