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I have a 12year old budgie who has started hanging her head
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My parakeet seems to be having trouble with one of her legs.
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I have a female parakeet that does not look well. She is lathargic,
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Hi, My Budgie has recently stopped sitting on her perches.
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i went to feed him he was on the bottom of his cage chirping quietly
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