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My female finch has about three eggs again and today I'm
Hi good day! My female finch has laid about three eggs again and today I'm seeing her open her little mouth a lot but no noises coming out, the only other time I've seen them do this is when they've b… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a zebra Finch today I think she hurt her leg/ foot
I have a zebra Finch today I think she hurt her leg/ foot now she is holding it to the side … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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My female finch is not actve. She sits most of the time. Is
My female finch is not actve. She sits most of the time. Is that a sign she is sick? What do I need to give her? … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My Zebra Finch has puffed up. I noticed it today. I
Hi My Zebra Finch has puffed up. I noticed it today. I immediately cleaned out her cage and gave her fresh water, seeds and gravel. I also gave her some egg food, some mixed bird greens and a fresh pi… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My budgie has attacked my one Zebra Finch. Many feathers
My budgie has attacked my one Zebra Finch. Many feathers plucked off to the point of the wings being raw at the joint. … read more
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DavidH1117
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Thanks for asking! Looking for some answers. I have a couple
Thanks for asking! Looking for some answers. I have a couple of finches that had 3 babies a month ago now they seem to atack their own babies finch two of the babies are very skinny mom and dad feed t… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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I have a Gouldian finch. He was introduced to the aviary 2
I have a Gouldian finch. He was introduced to the aviary 2 weeks ago. He seemed to do well, no other birds picked on him, he seem health and happy. I have noticed about mid afternoon and night he goes… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My cockatiel is fluffed up, sleeping a lot and sitting at
My cockatiel is fluffed up, sleeping a lot and sitting at his food bowl … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,490 satisfied customers
Society finches - finished laying eggs on September 11 or
Society finches - finished laying eggs on September 11 or 12. Still in the nest laying on the eggs, both male and female. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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my finches are loosing feathers on the neck ,mostly the
hi my finches are loosing feathers on the neck ,mostly the white one ,when i see the skin ,it is dark , i am worried ,i call ed a vet. and it is 90.dollars for a visit ,this is too expencive for me ,c… read more
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the wind knocked cordon Blue finch cage over while out for
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finches: nesting..ive noticed..have feathers missing..wings
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stiffy111
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My cockatiel, Coconut, died last Sunday. He would have been
My cockatiel, Coconut, died last Sunday. He would have been 23 years old in December and he was such a beloved pet. I am just heartbroken and would like to ask something that was so very sad as he was… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, A baby bird fell out of its nest two nights ago in
Hello, A baby bird fell out of its nest two nights ago in a storm. It is very young with only a few feathers. Of all things, it feel right into a newly planted flower pot. I could not find the nest. I… read more
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
finches: healthy..getting along..OR pecking on the male
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I have four canaries in the same cage. Two female, two male.
I have four canaries in the same cage. Two female, two male. The two females laid 4 eggs in the same nest and were both sitting on them together (funny scene) in the same nest over the past two weeks.… read more
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Dr. Pat
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My boss bought some birds for our workplace. There are three
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Dr. Bob
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Hi, my 3 yo male cockatiel broke his wing whilst experiencing
Hi, my 3 yo male cockatiel broke his wing whilst experiencing a night fright. I am convinced that he got his wing caught between the wire of his cage. When I purchased the cage I thought bigger the be… read more
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