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Just this morning i noticed a lot of poop down one of oyr
Just this morning i noticed a lot of poop down one of oyr chickens feathers, she wont eat, shes very tired and has been drinking water all day, this afternoon we tried to pick her up to wash her tail … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
326 satisfied customers
My chicken is lethargic, kind of dazed looking and behaving
My chicken is lethargic, kind of dazed looking and behaving strangely. She has not laid an egg in at least a couple of days and her crop seems sloshing with liquid and full. Her backside looks pasted … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
326 satisfied customers
Feather plucking. He's had a 5-cent size bald area around
He's caged together with another budgie now, and I bought them a week ago. They seem to be cleaning/plucking feathers quite often but I don't see other bald areas except the tent… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
326 satisfied customers
Budgie is bubbling at his beak and secretion causes seed to
budgie is bubbling at his beak and secretion causes seed to stick to his face and feathers. Makes wretching movements with his head. Feces look normal. Seems to eat more. … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
1,646 satisfied customers
Hiya, my budgie has poop stuck to her bottom feathers.
hiya, my budgie has poop stuck to her bottom feathers. … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
7,699 satisfied customers
She has poop stuck on her vent, Bobalina age 3, Bobalina, No
She has poop stuck on her vent JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the bird's name and age? Customer: Bobalina age 3 JA: What is the bird's name? Customer: Bobalina JA: Is there anything else importan… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
7,699 satisfied customers
I have 5 egg laying hens. I am relatively un-experienced.
Hello. I have 5 egg laying hens. I am relatively un-experienced. However, my birds eat the right feed (egg-laying feed) and I feed and water them very well and keep their coop clean with fresh hay onc… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
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42,354 satisfied customers
I am boarding a CAG at my house. A vet, not an exotics
I am boarding a CAG at my house. A vet, not an exotics specialist had her on 2 tbsp. of Apple cider vinegar per 2 cups of water in her water bottle. I don't know why; the owner didn't know why. The fi… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
Is there any other remedy nose, sneezing of parrots
Is there any other remedy for runny nose, sneezing of parrots than putting apple cider vinegar in the water and feeding carrots?… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
3,793 satisfied customers
good morning im so worried about my lorry he was bred in
good morning im so worried about my lorry he was bred in captivity now he is about I think 15 years old could be more he has gastric so bad nothing has changed with feeding or water and then im not su… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My Cockatiel is very itchy under her wing. It looks like she
My Cockatiel is very itchy under her wing. It looks like she has picked her feathers off and its raw. I seem to remember this happening a year ago around the same time and the vet said to put a teaspo… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a 20 week old chicken. She laid a rather large egg on
I have a 20 week old chicken. She laid a rather large egg on Thursday, no egg on Friday, but icky butt. I gave her a nice warm epson salt bath and blow dry and cleaned up the mess and discovered that … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Two of our 3 chickens have lost a lot of feathers around their
Two of our 3 chickens have lost a lot of feathers around their tails. They are otherwise well, eating and laying fine. I have tried mite powder, no change. What might this be and what can I do to help… read more
Fiona Steel
Fiona Steel
Veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
224 satisfied customers
budgies: house them in a roomy new cage..her droppings stuck to them
I have recently acquired 2 budgies and house them in a roomy new cage. One of them has messy tail feathers, with her droppings stuck to them. It is obviously annoying her as tail feathers are also mis… read more
DrRalston
DrRalston
Associate Veterinarian, NBVME & CSBVM
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,121 satisfied customers
I have 4 hens that are about 6 months old and lay. I have always
I have 4 hens that are about 6 months old and lay. I have always notiived orange loose stool, which I have thought to be cecal poop. They are mainly in a large 8ftx8ft coop with a hen house of 4x6 fee… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My bird (black headed caique) is puffed up (could be b/c its
My bird (black headed caique) is puffed up (could be b/c it's chilly in here) and his crop is enlarged (which i noticed a few months ago but it seems to be getting bigger and is squishy) recently i le… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
My male budgie (approx 18 months) is not pooping. I note that
My male budgie (approx 18 months) is not pooping. I note that thevent is not clean as usual either. He positions himself to poop but nothing drops. Last nights droppings I noted 4 droppings were clump… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
Weve been given a mutated budgie that is only 3 weeks out
We've been given a mutated budgie that is only 3 weeks out of the nest. He is twice the size of "normal" budgies and is covered with very long feathers. We've had to trim around his eyes, feet and anu… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
233 satisfied customers
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Dr. Pat

Dr. Pat

Bird Veterinarian

3,596 satisfied customers

25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

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Dr. Bob

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2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

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Dr. MD Stafford

Veterinarian

233 satisfied customers

20 years in private practice, contract veterinarian Dickerson Park Zoo and attending veterinarian Missouri State University

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15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

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Fiona Steel

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224 satisfied customers

BVMS MRCVS

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