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Puffed up and sleeping. Not eating or chirping as much as
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Avian Medicine Residency
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My birds are sleeping most of the day. It is getting dark
My birds are sleeping most of the day. It is getting dark where I am at 5pm. I'm at work until 4:30 on the weekends they are very active when they first wake up. Then sleep throughout the whole day. P… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,930 satisfied customers
Budgie. We woke up and the side of the birds cere seems like
We woke up and the side of the birds cere seems like she has dried up blood. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,930 satisfied customers
My budgie appears to be sick and show signs of illness and
My budgie appears to be sick and show signs of illness and we are new to this. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My budgie ate a nibble of a peace lily. She has more liquid
Hello, my budgie ate a nibble of a peace lily. She has more liquid stools, her featheres more puffed up and she is sleeping more.she is still eating and drinking well and has periods of being brighter… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Jeanne, 2 days ago you helped me with my budgie, Sky. He was
Hi Jeanne, 2 days ago you helped me with my budgie, Sky. He was puffing up and he had small bald batch (only seen when he puffs up). He also vomited. You told me to put in a bathroom with 80 F. And I … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Sorry, parakeet and eyes closed and tail bobbing up and down … read more
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My daughter's budgie seemed to suddenly develop the
My daughter's budgie seemed to suddenly develop the following symptoms yesterday afternoon: very quiet, puffed up, sleeping/lethargic, runny poop. Until then he was active, flying around, chirping. He… read more
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DrRoyC
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I think my budgie has a cloacal prolapse. It seems to be
I think my budgie has a cloacal prolapse. It seems to be exactly as described here. In addition her tail keeps bobbing up an down. Is this fatal? … read more
DrRoyC
DrRoyC
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My daughter got a budgie for her birthday and the bird seems
Hello my daughter got a budgie for her birthday and the bird seems to be sleeping a lot and it's droppings are more watery than when she first got it,we live in a small town and the only vet here is n… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,930 satisfied customers
We have a cockatiel we just got from a pet store three days
We have a young cockatiel we just got from a pet store three days ago. She is eating well and drinking, very inquisitive, and playful, but she seems to take a lot of naps, 3-4 a day. The store said sh… read more
Dr. G
Dr. G
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a parakeet that has been having some diarrhea. She
Hello there! I have a parakeet that has been having some diarrhea. She has been puffed up for a few days, but her activity has been up and down. So, I thought she was coming out of it, but again today… read more
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Dr. Leah Hill
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parakeet: chirping..appears to have a lot of poop stuck to his butt
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My budgie- female has been puffed up for abouta week. She is
My budgie- female has been puffed up for abouta week. She is eating but is very tired. She is stil singing but sleeps leaning on a mle companion . She keeps taking in a of of grit. Is there anything I… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
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my budgie died yesterday up to he passed away he was eating
my budgie died yesterday up to he passed away he was eating flying drinking and playing with his toys. He used to always sleep on the bottom of his cage, but the last week or so he was sleeping more h… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
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MY BUDGIE IS ALL PUFFED UP AND HAS A VERY CROKEY SOUND TO HIS
MY BUDGIE IS ALL PUFFED UP AND HAS A VERY CROKEY SOUND TO HIS CHIRP HE IS STILL EATING BUT HIS FEATHERS FEEL VERY COARSE AND HE IS VERY QUIET I THOUGHT IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN SOMETHING TO WITH HIM BEING I… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
6,530 satisfied customers
I had two budgies and one died yesterday afternoon, I am worried
I had two budgies and one died yesterday afternoon, I am worried about my last budgie, I had him checked over by a vet yesterday and he couldn't see anything wrong with him but he is now all puffed up… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
My cockatiel is puffed up and sleeping with her beak tucked
My cockatiel is puffed up and sleeping with her beak tucked in her wing when the other birds are awake. When I take her out she is fine. She is eating and drinking. She lays lots of clutches and did s… read more
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Dr. Dan
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