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Follow Up] my Lutino has a small bump on his head. It
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One of my society finches has become very lethargic over the past four days. I have only had her for a month and she is from the pet store. She was fine until she suddenly was spending a lot more time… read more
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One of my Cockatiels has been consistently fluffed up today.
One of my Cockatiels has been consistently fluffed up today. I've not seen him doing that before. … read more
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My male lutino has stains on his feathers he's 22 years old
Hi my male lutino has brown stains on his feathers he's 22 years old I dread what it may be … read more
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Solo lovebird has recently begun regurgitating a lot, and
solo lovebird has recently begun regurgitating a lot, and seems to be rubbing his head and beak a lot. Today I noticed a small bald spot appearing. He seems more withdrawn but still has a healthy appe… read more
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Dr. Jo
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We actually dont know if Spike is a boy or girl. Hes a lutino
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My African Grey developed a bald spot on top of his head a
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Dr. Dan
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We have 2 parakeets that we have had for almost 2 years. Both
We have 2 parakeets that we have had for almost 2 years. Both are male and one is much more agressive than the other. They share a cage and always have. The smaller of the two and less agressive one s… read more
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I have a very pale yellow and cream cockatiel who is bald on
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WE just bought our new adopted 6 year old cockateil home..drink
WE just bought our new adopted 6 year old cockateil home yesterday. I have not seen him drink or eat suince we have had him home. He sings and bobs his head. He is fluffed alot. CONCERN: not drinking … read more
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I have a baby Congo African Grey (4 mths old) that is generally
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than usual..drinking more than normal..watery..diarrhea, the number
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I have two cockateils that are both around 14 years old. I have had them since they were very small, hand fed. The female is lutino and the other pied is a male. The female lays eggs year round (unfer… read more
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Dr. Lisa
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My sun conure flew into a ceiling fan and was thrown to the
My sun conure flew into a ceiling fan and was thrown to the side. At first I thought he hurt his throat since he would not close his mouth or move his tongue. But now he speaks and is playing. I think… read more
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bird: top of his little wings are bald, he looks..healthy..attacked
My daughters and I are currently bird sitting a pair of cockateils. One of them has been losing feathers, the top of his little wings are bald, he looks somewhat greasy and he doesn't look so healthy.… read more
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bird: my cockateil is 23 yr old male...his cage but canada
My cockateil is 23 yr old male. He is quite alive. I have always been able to hang a bird protecter on his cage but Canada has since banned them. He is bothered by lice or mites and do not know how to… read more
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Dr. Dan
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cockatiel: pets at home..kepts indoors, and are let..good varied diet.
I have two cockatiels, they are about 4 years old, we got them from an aviary in pets at home. They are kepts indoors, and are let out for a large part of the day. They have a good varied diet. They a… read more
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