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.My 6 week cockatiel sometimes cough or sneezes a bit
Second opinion] .My 6 week cockatiel sometimes cough or sneezes a bit when being hand fed with syringe, is it a sign of aspiration and beginning of aspiration pneumonia ? He has started to wean himsel… read more
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for Dr Michael Salkin) Can you tell the age of this baby cockatiel by appearance, such as length of tail? The shop owner that sold this bird says he was almost 8 weeks but I doubt so. If she is only 5… read more
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Cockatiel sneezing and coughing pneumonia white liquids coming out ..help lost his power not moving ..I gave him rice food with a syringe and some water too ,no progress since yesterday please someone… read more
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My cockatiel has a broken lower beak and cant eat but he can
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I rescued a nestling wild bird, and I think it is aspirated.
I rescued a nestling wild bird, and I think it is aspirated. I don't know what to do as I can't take a wild bird to the vet. It is currently eating softened cat food with apple blueberry baby food and… read more
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Dr. Jo
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We took our +/-20 yr old cockatiel to the vet today. They wanted
We took our +/-20 yr old cockatiel to the vet today. They wanted $300.00 DEPOSIT to evaluate her. She is congested, coughing, breathing labored, beak looks like she cyanotic. She is eating and wanting… read more
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Hi, Just bought a 6 week old Cockatiel. Got him home and put
Hi, Just bought a 6 week old Cockatiel. Got him home and put in his well set up cage. He doesn't move around much and seems to be breathing rapidly. Is this just a stress reaction to the new environme… read more
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I have a 4 yr old cockatiel which I have noticed has some crust
I have a 4 yr old cockatiel which I have noticed has some 'crust' on the top of its beak I am not sure why but am wondering if there is something to put on it or put in her water to make it go away I … read more
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Dr. Dan
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The baby pidgeons I have been feeding with baby food are dying.
The baby pidgeons I have been feeding with baby food are dying. One died, and the other one is cold and limp, and keeps opening her beak. Could it be a problem with the crop? Helen… read more
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I recently bought my mother a cockatiel and we notice it keeps shaking it head. It's quite frequent and not just when you are talking to it. Could it have ear mites or something similar and how should… read more
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I have a 6 year old Budgie and he keeps making a sound as though
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I have a 7 month old Sulphur Crested Cockatoo. We are still
I have a 7 month old Sulphur Crested Cockatoo. We are still hand rearing her as she isn't eating properly by herself, but found that a couple of months ago, most of her wing feathers, all of her tail … read more
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cockatiel: feeding my..him, the food has gotten into his nostrils
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My 2yr old male keel-billed toucan is a healthy bird, but this
My 2yr old male keel-billed toucan is a healthy bird, but this week I noticed sneezing & once or twice, a slight sound of crackling from his nose as he was breathing last night. Today I checked his na… read more
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1. I have a 7-8 week cockatiel (think male) which I have only
1. I have a 7-8 week cockatiel (think male) which I have only had for just over one week. He is still on 2 feeds per day (formula). today I have noticed a bit of a crusty material on both sides of his… read more
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Hello , we had a one year old Cockatiel that just died this
Hello , we had a one year old Cockatiel that just died this morning. We are sad and at the same time very curious as to why. The only new changes we have made recently is to but him some toys like a b… read more
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we fed a fledgling house sparrow we rescued from the sidewalk.
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green cheek conure: from a breeder..hand-fed baby..weaned..breathing
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