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During this molt mt yellow naked amazon female ha developed
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I have a 60 year old amazon parrot, lately he sleeps a lot
I have a 60 year old amazon parrot, lately he sleeps a lot and is just not himself.... he is eating well … read more
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He is not acting right. No normally I can't get him to stop
No normally I can't get him to stop squawking and his wings are down and he's really quiet … read more
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I've got a blue fronted amazon parrot he has been acting
I've got a blue fronted amazon parrot he has been acting kinda weird when I interacted with him today I think he's having trouble breathing … read more
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Just brought home a Blue Boy Quaker Parakeet/Parrot and he
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My parrot has fallen off his perch a couple of times over
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I'm thinking about buying an Oranges Winged Amazon parrot
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a budgie who in the past few months all of a sudden
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DrRoyC
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I have an amazon parrot that may have an injured wing. He's
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My bird is having an acute neurological disturbance with features
My bird is having an acute neurological disturbance with features somewhat similar to a stroke without the asymmetry. … read more
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My blue front amazon is around 20 years old. I live in Colorado.
My blue front amazon is around 20 years old. I live in Colorado. I just noticed when she opens up her wings I can see her skin. Is this something to be cobncerned about… read more
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BA
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My white-front Amazon parrot is itching. He spends days outside
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Blue Fronted Amazon: punctured..his beak, approx 2..normally fed..mix
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As awful as this sounds I was wondering if there was a surgical
As awful as this sounds I was wondering if there was a surgical method to stop a sun conure from squawking. We''ve tried everything including taking the birds everywhere with us in the car, etc. And h… read more
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im having a rough time getting the cipro down him.
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My Cockatiel has developed a labored flight, and appears to
My Cockatiel has developed a labored flight, and appears to be off balance at times over the last few days. He squawks during flight and has been a paying a lot of attention to his left wing. He has n… read more
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blue fronted amazon: beak..patches..patchy..spray spots on the corners
My blue fronted amazon appears to have feathers receding from around the "corner of his mouth/beak"- he doesn't have patches of bare skin, but if you lift up the feathers that are there, the skin unde… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Orange Winged Amazon: seeds and fruit, and he seems to be thriving
Hello, an Orange Winged Amazon parrot appeared on our land 12 days ago.( we have three acres in Malmesbury, Wiltshire) We have not caught him, but we can get up close and feed him in our oak tree. We'… read more
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