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Yesterday he started sitting on the floor of his cage. he is
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My Grey just chewed on my cigar (new in wrap) about a three
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My African Grey parrot is a rescue and I do not know how old
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Is there any food or anything else I can do until I can get
Is there any food or anything else I can do until I can get her to the vet. I do not know of an avian vet here.… read more
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Hi I have an African grey she is 16 years old. Shes quite
Hi I have an African grey she is 16 years old. She's quite a talker but has quit talking now for the last 3 or 4 days. She isn't eating her seed much but drinking some water. Yesterday I noticed a big… read more
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Our Afraican Grey is constantly picking at her neck. It is
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I just adopted a 5 year old African Grey Parrot. In the past,
I just adopted a 5 year old African Grey Parrot. In the past, they clipped her wings, but haven't done it for a while. I have 2 bichon frise dogs, also 5 years old. Cody(the Parrot) has an appointment… read more
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I have a 20-year old African Grey Timneh that is under the weather. I don't want to take him to a doctor because I think that may cause him to go into shock as he is a "homebody." He is eating and dri… read more
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old african gray that I have had sence he was 8 weeks old...his tail
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My 6 year old timneh african grey female parrot went to the vet last Thursday for an annual exam, nail, wing, and beak trim. Blood was also drawn. With regards XXXXX XXXXX beak trim, the vet informed … read more
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