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My 19 yr old African grey parrot bites at feathers on each
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I have an African Grey and is 10 yrs old. In the last few
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My 20 year old African Grey parrot is suffering from severe
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I have a baby Congo African Grey (4 mths old) that is generally
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My African grey is showing signs of being ill. He is finding
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Doctoral Degree
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I have an african grey that has been plucking feather since
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Laurence my 20 year old African Grey has started twitching
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african grey parrot: adopting..six weeks for shots, wing clips etc
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