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My 3 month old normal grey cockatiel recently started to
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Hello. I have a 27 year old cockatiel. I have had him since
Hello. I have a 27 year old cockatiel. I have had him since he was a chick. He went 25 yrs without seeing a vet. 2 yrs ago he developed a lump basically between his legs. The vet did biopsy this and d… read more
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I have an 9 year old cockatiel who lost some of her wing feathers
I have an 9 year old cockatiel who lost some of her wing feathers a few weeks ago but seemed fine, she was eating pooping coming out of cage, could not fly very well but other then that seemed ok. las… read more
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I have a 25 year old cockatiel and just noticed a sore on his
I have a 25 year old cockatiel and just noticed a sore on his chest. He seems fine but I'm worried about him. Can I try and use neosporin on him?… read more
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My cockatiel has been on keflex for the past two weeks for a serious bacterial infection. His appetite is now good and he was signing this morning, then got quieter later in the day. now he is still e… read more
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We have a four year old male cockatiel who just cannot keep
We have a four year old male cockatiel who just cannot keep his tail feathers. Our avian vet has done all kinds of xrays and blood testing and cannot find any physical deficiencies with the bird. We h… read more
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MY CANARY, NOT A YEAR OLD ,HAS BEEN MOLTING SINCE THE END OF
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hi i,m in a panic my cockatiel has been poorly for a couple
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My bird had 2 broken blood feathers. I was able to pull them
My bird had 2 broken blood feathers. I was able to pull them out. He lost over a teaspoon of blood. He seems OK now. no more bleeding. Should I feed him something to help him regain his strength?… read more
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when i left for work this morning, my sun conure was fine and
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My budgie (yellow/green) is about 2 years old. He lives in a very large cage with a cinnamon cockatiel. They have cuttlefish, fresh water and fresh budgie and cockatiel seed every day. They also have … read more
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paper on the bottom of his cage..nest..laid one egg about a week
We have had Harry for ten years and always thought he was a male. He recently however started to rip up the paper on the bottom of his cage and get underneath it as if he was trying to build a nest. H… read more
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Cindy is my yellow sided green cheek conure who hatched in
Cindy is my yellow sided green cheek conure who hatched in August 2008. I got her from the breeder about 2 weeks before she was weaned and finished hand feeding her. She became everything we had hoped… read more
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Dr. Lisa
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finished 14 days of antibiotics..diarrhea and sleeps all of the time.
Hello, Our cockateil has been sick for a couple of months. We took him to a vet and he just finished 14 days of antibiotics. He has diarrhea and sleeps all of the time. He is weak but has a big appeti… read more
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cockatiel: rest of the flock..eats well..little millet, avicakes
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I just got a new cockatiel yesterday but it doesnt look right.
I just got a new cockatiel yesterday but it doesn't look right. It has a large bald spot on the back of it's head and, when she stretches upwarad, her entire bare neck is exposed. The skin on her legs… read more
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