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My African Grey parrot has stopped eating (today--both
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Hello I have a question about my moms African Grey Parrot.
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My 4 year old female African grey has started to pluck around
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hello.my african grey parrots feathers have started to split
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hello i have african grey parrot but the problem is he has
hello i have african grey parrot but the problem is he has lost alot of feathers also from his breast you can see his skin , he also seems to scratch his breast, please can you help me , what can i gi… read more
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I have got an African Grey Parrot. He is now 1 year old and was doing fine, he talks and is easy to handle. But since approx 2 weeks ago he started to pull out all his feathers, even his long feathers… read more
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african-grey parrot: plucking..feathers..started scratching quite alot
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Morning Doctor, I have an african grey who is about 3 years
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