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My grey has stopped talking and is eating his poop. African
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I have an African and he has plucked out some of his
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DrRoyC
DrRoyC
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He is an African grey 18 years old in a cage with a 4 year
He is an African grey 18 years old in a cage with a 4 year old female . the male starting plucking and his poop stinks and is watery . … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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5,539 satisfied customers
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Hello, so, could you first please explain how your service works? … read more
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I got an african grey, he's biting his wing all the time to
I got an african grey, he's biting his wing all the time to the point where it has begun to bleed. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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She is a 16 year old African grey that I took over care for
She is a 16 year old African grey that I took over care for she was my mothers and my mother became ill and could not care for her even when my mother still had her she plucked her feathers and still … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
5,539 satisfied customers
My African Grey has bubbles in his poo almost for about two
My African Grey has bubbles in his poo almost for about two weeks now. And he lost his white powder and he begins plucking his feathers. … read more
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Thomas Windham
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How do I stop feather plucking. My bird broke its's leg and
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Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill
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720 satisfied customers
We have a 2 year old African Grey male. He has just started
We have a 2 year old African Grey male. He has just started plucking his feathers. We have always kept him covered at night but now when I cover him he goes crazy climbing all over and getting aggress… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My African Grey parrot is a rescue and I do not know how old
My African Grey parrot is a rescue and I do not know how old he is, but I was told by a bird vet that he was an "old bird". Within the last 2 weeks he lost a larger group of feathers than normal and t… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I am considering renting a very nice home to an owner of an
I am considering renting a very nice home to an owner of an African Grey Parrot. My main concern, believe it or not, is not them chewing on wood but rather getting the avian dander (or aerosolized fec… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I obtained an African Grey from a person who rescued her.
I obtained an African Grey from a person who rescued her. She had plucked her feathers until all she had was down feathers. I have had her for 1 year. I took her to our local vet and he said that she … read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
DVM
Doctoral Degree
900 satisfied customers
We rescued a African Grey 5 years ago, just the last few months
We rescued a African Grey 5 years ago, just the last few months he has been plucking his feathers bad. we have an other African Grey and we feed them the same we don't have an answer.help… read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
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Doctoral Degree
900 satisfied customers
I have a baby Congo African Grey (4 mths old) that is generally
I have a baby Congo African Grey (4 mths old) that is generally home alone during the day (9am-6pm). After his morning shower today, i noticed some bald spots on his wings (1/2 cm in diameter, both wi… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
african grey: original owner did not treat him very well
I purchased my african grey approx 4 months ago ,the family adore him and he appears to have settled in ,however i am concerned about his feathers he plucks a lot and he now looks uncared for .Is ther… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
233 satisfied customers
African Grey Parrot: doing fine..approx 2 weeks ago he started to pull
I have got an African Grey Parrot. He is now 1 year old and was doing fine, he talks and is easy to handle. But since approx 2 weeks ago he started to pull out all his feathers, even his long feathers… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
African Grey: came back he had begun feather plucking.
My friend has an African Grey.. She left it with a friend during vacation. When she came back he had begun feather plucking. She took him to vet and he trimmed the nails and beak with a grinder for th… read more
Dr. Angela
Dr. Angela
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
276 satisfied customers
Hi there, I have an African Grey, He has started picking
Hi there, I have an African Grey, He has started picking at his wing feathers on both sides, he is constantly picking at them hes not plucking the feathers out thoughbut is stipping sections of the fe… read more
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Dr. Pat
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