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I have a conure and a lovebird who have small feathers
Second opinion] I have a conure and a lovebird who have small white feathers coming out around their necks and are not usual. What causes this?… read more
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I have a rosy cheeked lovebird, wt. 44 grams who was prescribed
I have a rosy cheeked lovebird, wt. 44 grams who was prescribed Batril, 100mg/ml, dosage 0.05cc once a day for 21 days. I have mostly cockatiels who are more than twicw that weight who have been presc… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Dr. Bob, I have a lovebird who started itching and
Hi Dr. Bob, I have a lovebird who started itching and plucking the feathers around his tail. My Lovebird has been with me since he was a baby and he's been healthy, never had an illness or plucking pr… read more
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Dr. Bob
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My mitered conure suddenly looks gray. I thought maybe he
My mitered conure suddenly looks gray. I thought maybe he was pulling his green feathers out but I haven't seen any feathers in his cage. There are no bare spots but just a gray fuzzy look (looks like… read more
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My 17 year old peachface lovebird has recently started holding
My 17 year old peachface lovebird has recently started holding his head tilted to the side and is unable to fly. Could he have had a stroke or suddenly be blind in one eye? He's still eating and movin… read more
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Dr. Pat
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My lovebirds started over pruning around her neck. she has
My lovebirds started over pruning around her neck. she has no feathers now around her neck. She also keeps moving her tongue while mouth opens and closes very quickly. What could be going on?… read more
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Lovebird is 12 yrs old. Have noticed she cocks her head to
Lovebird is 12 yrs old. Have noticed she cocks her head to the side (right) and feathers are ruffled. She's been eating & drinking. She also has color changes in the neck area that are gray in color. … read more
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Dr. Pat
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I have an 8 year old sun conure. She is very social and her
I have an 8 year old sun conure. She is very social and her behaviour is usually predictable. For the last week she seems to be more anxious and hyper than usual. Not settling at night as she usually … read more
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knstrand
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lovebird: My 13 year..13 year old..cage..she ate a little..drank
My 13 year old lovebird Thunderbolt seems to have no strenth in her legs today and is just lying in her cage. I took her out and she flew onto me, but seemed to have no strength to hold on. I put some… read more
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Dr. Pat
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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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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
lovebirds: have hatched 2 eggs..babies..no noise or feathers yet
After multiple tries, our lovebirds have hatched 2 eggs. The babies appear to be growing but, no noise or feathers yet. What do we need to be doing for our birds to make sure they have strength and ab… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Within 12 hours, my sun conure, and two lovebirds died. I have
Within 12 hours, my sun conure, and two lovebirds died. I have racked my brain trying to figure out what might have been different in the house to no avail. I have had the conure for 12 years, lovebir… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, I have a peach faced lovebird. Lately his mood has changed
Hello, I have a peach faced lovebird. Lately his mood has changed and he is listless. I noticed he'd been molting alot lately, especially around his face and neck, then I noticed his skin seemed itchy… read more
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Dr. Angela
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Blue crowned conure: one eye growing strangely..antibotics..enlarged
Blue crowned conure,,, 25 years or older. feathers around one eye growing strangely and growing onto eye. she did scatch her eye and we gave her antibotics but now the eye is tearing and the feather a… read more
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Dr. Angela
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My love bird, which is 3-4 years in age, has recently lost
My love bird, which is 3-4 years in age, has recently lost a number of feathers around the neck area. I can see her skin and did not notice any cuts or rashes. I did notice her scratching more than no… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 12 year old Lovebird named Dude who has always been
I have a 12 year old Lovebird named Dude who has always been very sociable with me but lately he sleeps a lot and when I let him out of his cage he flies to another part of the boat and just sits and … read more
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Dr. MD Stafford
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My lovebird has been preening more than ususal for the last
My lovebird has been preening more than ususal for the last week or so. on monday i noticed a little blood on his back (right above the wing). I sprayed him for mites and his preening seemed to abate … read more
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My love birds beak is growing very long and breaking off.
My love bird's beak is growing very long and breaking off. What can I do. I have separated him from the other birds and he is eating well. He has been this way for about 4 months. He is happy and acti… read more
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