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My parakeets' cage fell off its stand. I have two budgies,
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She won't open her eyes yesterday she had bloody urine she
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There I think I was talking to someone a bit ago then the
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I have a rosy bourke parakeet, unsure about the gender. But
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Just recently my parakeets chirping changed. He's acting
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I woke up and heard an unusual chirp coming from her cage.
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I have two birds that had babies and unfortunately after a
hi I have two birds that had babies and unfortunately after a while the mother attacked the father so I had to separate them in different cages I have the cages close together so the father can see th… read more
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We are babysitting a friends -cheeked conure. Unfortunately
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Ive had my parakeet for 2 weeks now. i assumed its because
hi there, ive had my parakeet for 2 weeks now. i assumed its because shes new but shes not been doing much besides sitting on her perch. she eats, drinks, poops normally. no signs of any other illness… read more
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My moms parakeet seems to be trembling infrequently. Still
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