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Our 13 year old cockatiel has suddenly started screaming all
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My cockatiel has been throwing up for a couple days, she
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My parakeet, Tweety, started bleeding when she and urinates.
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Our 9-year old cockatiel one infertile egg a few days ago. I
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My cockatiel is about 11 years old. He has always spent some
My cockatiel is about 11 years old. He has always spent some time at the bottom of the cage in the corner under his food looking out the crack at the bottom, but now he spend most of his time in this … read more
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I have a pair of 21-year old cockatiels that are brother and
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My cockatiel is 11 years old. She had laid eggs twice a year
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My cockatiels foot is swollen. Its like there is a sore
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We have a two year old cockatiel who has shown no signs of
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My cockatiel have been leaving very large mega droppings.
My cockatiel have been leaving very large mega droppings. These are not exceptionally runny....He also has been self stimulating quite a bit. Since yesterday he has perched himself in the lower corner… read more
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