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Our 26 yr old Moluccan Cockatoo over the last couple of days
Our 26 yr old Moluccan Cockatoo over the last couple of days has become much more vocal but his voice has become hoarse. He's eating well, his weight is good and he's acting fine and no nasal discharg… read more
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She is straining to poop and squeaking like she is
she is straining to poop and squeaking like she is constipated. i took her in a warm shower last night and she pooped it was watery and pieces of dark green … read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a Moluccan cockatoo. As a bird does it squawks and
As a bird does it squawks and chirps but if you listen closely he sounds like he's struggling to chirp and it sounds like there is some sort of build up in his throat which is maybe making it hard for him to breathe? It's been going on since we took him a place to clip his nails and he came back and he has to stop and take a big breath every minute. … read more
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We have a Moluccan cockatoo and she has been plucking and
We have a Moluccan cockatoo and she has been plucking and now her chest has open wound across it … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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A moluccan cockatoo with a ruptured uropygial gland.
A moluccan cockatoo with a ruptured uropygial gland. … read more
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August Abbott, CAS
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I turned around this morning to discover my Moluccan
Hi. I turned around this morning to discover my Moluccan cockatoo had snagged a mini Reeses peanut butter cup. I got it away from her quickly, but she did eat a small amount of the milk chocolate top … read more
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My recused cockatoo has a broken crop the vets around here
My recused cockatoo has a broken crop the vets around here don't do exotic birds and will not have a specialist til 11/20. Any suggestions … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Raylene fell from her roosting bar and injured her leg. went
hi. Raylene fell from her roosting bar and injured her leg. went to the vet, X-rays show nothing broken. She is eating, drinking a little. she pulls her leg up and hen puts it down. She lays more on h… read more
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Dr. Patsy Fields
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Chicken fell in a tiny goldfish pond in april/ I kept her
chicken fell in a tiny goldfish pond in april/ I kept her inside overnight. Crop remains with a softball ( slightly smaller) squishy bulge. She eats fine , seems a bit thinner, acts ok, tho arches her… read more
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Dr. Patsy Fields
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We have a Moluccan Cockatoo who nervously feather picks. Our
Hi Pearl, we have a Moluccan Cockatoo who nervously feather picks. Our Naturopath doctor recommended that we give her CBD oil; however, we're not sure of the dose to give her. We also understand that … read more
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Dr-Blaese
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Doctoral Degree
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I have one 3 year old rode island red chicken who has been
I have one 3 year old rode island red chicken who has been ill for 3 weeks now. She started with green/white runny poo & lost her bottom feathers. Twice I gave her bottom warm Epsom baths which she to… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I'm completely freaked out! My poor 20 year old umbrella
I'm completely freaked out! My poor 20 year old umbrella cockatoo laid her 3rd egg in a 2 week period. Normally she lays 3 or 4 eggs and she's good for another 2 or 3 months. This time she was playing… read more
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She has a fatty tumor....isn't due for surgery until Jan
She has a fatty tumor....isn't due for surgery until Jan 21....she mutilated herself in the area..she's bled a bunch...I made a cardboard collar..she's upset now...but I think I just saved her life...… read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
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2,882 satisfied customers
I have a new Molaccan Cockatoo (to me of 2years) she's 13years.
I have a new Molaccan Cockatoo (to me of 2years) she's 13years. reason the year she's been losing her down feathers. She is on a perch in the main part of the house so lacks no attention. She is a tal… read more
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Dr. Jo
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BA
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One of my hens was a bit listless yesterday, and this morning
One of my hens was a bit listless yesterday, and this morning was sort of dribbling, I picked her up and held her head down sort of gently sqeezing her [crop?] downwards and she got rid of quite alot … read more
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
hen: yesterday afternoon (..drinking water..hunched..feathers fluffed
Hi, I have a bantam Millie Fleur hen born in early June 2010 who has been sick since at least yesterday afternoon (possibly as long as since Tuesday evening). She is not eating or drinking water. She … read more
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I have a 20+ year old Moluccan Cockatoo. She has increasingly
I have a 20+ year old Moluccan Cockatoo. She has increasingly been falling off her perch. I've trimmed her nails, but now notice she cannot grasp with her feet. And he feet are clubbed when she tries … read more
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Dr. Lisa
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Parakeet was fine ealier today now is perching, eye's closed, won't move, wings were up a little bit but now in normal postion. Just purchased on Monday too.… read more
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