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My budgie is off balance. He is eating rt now so he is
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I've got two budgies - one of them (male) keeps his beak
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I believe my bird has a respiratory illness based on my
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Is it wrong to keep budgies and cockatiels in one cage
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I have two parakeets and the one I believe is female is
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I have a budgie with beak problems and is about 5 years old.
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Hi my budgie has her head tilted backwords like shes looking
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my budgie is having a hard time balancing on its perch. He
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My blue and gold macaw has been hunched over on her perch.
My blue and gold macaw has been hunched over on her perch. She drops her wings away from her sides and places her beak on the perch. She doesn't appear ill and is eating well. I thought the othr macaw… read more
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female 16 mouth old budgie approx is on the bottom of the
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parakeet: day yesterday..home yesterday afternoon..than normal..cage
My parakeet had a very rough day yesterday, but is almost normal today. Got home yesterday afternoon and noticed she was quietier than normal. After putting the baby to bed, when in to cover her up to… read more
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I have a 12year old budgie who has started hanging her head
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I have a ten and a half year old budgie, she has been unsteady
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I have a female Budgie who is about 4 years old. For the last
I have a female Budgie who is about 4 years old. For the last 3 days she has been much quieter than normal, she seems to be blinking a lot / squinting and she is fluffed up. The first day I noticed th… read more
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I have a bird that is really sick, but the nearest Avian is
I have a bird that is really sick, but the nearest Avian is more than 4 hours away. I want to know if you have any tips on how I should care for my sick bird at home while I'm able to take her to the … read more
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budgie: yr old..his feathers ruffled/puffed up all the time..sleeps
I have an 8 yr old budgie that is sick. He sits with his feathers ruffled/puffed up all the time. He sleeps a lot of the time instead of chirping as much as he did previously. I have observed him to "… read more
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love bird, 10 yrs, sitting bottom of cage, difficulty maintaining
love bird, 10 yrs, sitting bottom of cage, difficulty maintaining balance on perch, lethargic, still eating and drinking, stool greenish/whitish… read more
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My budgie i think is sick. Lately she is always ruffled up
My budgie i think is sick. Lately she is always ruffled up ,always picking at herself. especially under neath. She is bare and red in that area. eats and drinks but when not doing that she ruffles hea… read more
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