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My budgie is constantly preening his feathers. When he is
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I just adopted a budgie on Sunday, so I don't know if he is
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Dear Birdie Doctor, We are worried about our pet Budgie,
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Our budgie is sleeping a lot and appears to be generally unwell.
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My male budgie (approx 18 months) is not pooping. I note that thevent is not clean as usual either. He positions himself to poop but nothing drops. Last nights droppings I noted 4 droppings were clump… read more
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