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Reading your article on parrot weak grip. our Anazon parrot
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I need an actual person. We're talking about a cockatiel.
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We have a 50+ year old yellow headed amazon parrot. past six
We have a 50+ year old yellow headed amazon parrot. past six months he has has bouts of very smelly stool and disorientation. Went to the vet and bounced back. Now he is falling off his perch very oft… read more
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My blue and gold macaw has been hunched over on her perch.
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