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Second opinion] i just got a new parakeet on Tuesday, Daisy, but then realized one of her nostrils is much larger than the other, and that she is missing claws on several feet. I am not sure what the … read more
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I got a budgie this week and she has missing claws.and one
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My parakeet is laying at the bottom of its cage and i don't see its breast falling up and down … read more
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There I think I was talking to someone a bit ago then the
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He was fine this morning, doing absolutely perfect. Then I
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Parakeet fallen over paralyzed. It can't move. Abbot, 2 yrs
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Second opinion] I recently got two parakeets one has shorter
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