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My quaker parrot has blood under her wing and has plucked
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hi my african grey has pulled out the feathers around his legs,
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Hi I have a cockateil which is continuasly loosing tail feathers
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My Quaker is 2 y/o and has no problems but this weekend I have
My Quaker is 2 y/o and has no problems but this weekend I have noticed he is pulling out his feathers around his breast if I tilt his head up there is a bald spot.His appetite is off somewhat and he i… read more
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I have a Red Belly Conure who will be 20 in Jan. The other
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my parakeet has an injury. I am unsure of what happened. the
my parakeet has an injury. I am unsure of what happened. the cat may have snagged her, but no blood. she retreated to her cage, and was off balance, falling from the perch and stumbling around the bot… read more
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my quaker parrot got in to some salted sunflower seeds. He
my quaker parrot got in to some salted sunflower seeds. He ate a lot should I do anything.… read more
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I believe my Quaket parrot has a fungal infection and a little
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I have a pair of Quaker Parrots. One of them is a feather
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My quaker parrot had an acute change of status.... cannot fly.
My quaker parrot had an acute change of status.... cannot fly. My son heard him fall to the bottom of the cage last night. What should I do? He is talking normal, drinking and eating ok, and keeps sha… read more
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My 29 yr. old quaker parrot got out of cage last night. I
My 29 yr. old quaker parrot got out of cage last night. I heard the scream and found her in the kitchen floor surrounded by my cats. Large tail feathers and small feathers on floor, no sign of blood o… read more
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I have two quaker parrots that do not get along. They have
I have two quaker parrots that do not get along. They have been in the same cage for 6 months. The dominant bird is fine but the other is starting to pull out her own feathers. Should i seperate them … read more
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