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My budgie is very tired/sleepy and low energy. Eating little
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I believe my budgie is going through a molt and he is flying lower than usual, im not sure what this means or if i need to take him to the vet. please help. … read more
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I have a male budgie and his cere has always been a pearly
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We have a budgie who has a little bit of red scratches on
Hi so we have a budgie who has a little bit of red scratches on cere and a red dot on top of his beak -- he was sitting with other budgies and then sometimes he flies when gets scared (bumped into win… read more
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One of my parakeets, Sprite Dragon, just died. I brought him
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I have a male 7yr old budgie who's developed some flakiness
I have a male 7yr old budgie who's developed some flakiness on the cere. … read more
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My bird is a greencheek yellowsided conure. He has black
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My budgie's cere seems to be separating from its beak. It
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My parakeet has stress bars, hes happy and active but he
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Last night, my daughter's budgie was suddenly unable to fly.
last night, my daughter's budgie was suddenly unable to fly. at first, we thought he was molting and losing some flight feathers, but he quickly declined. he seems to be dizzy, weaving his head back a… read more
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I've an 2-3 years old male eclectus parrot, we adopted him 6
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Our budgie, Freddie went through his molt from Dec. 13 to
Hello, our budgie, Freddie went through his molt from Dec. 13 to approx 29. During this time he became lethargic and slept alot. I think I am to blame as I got that nasty cold that lasted about 3 week… read more
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I have 2 male budgies, one is about seven and the other is
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Hello, Im wondering if there is anyone who would be a
Hello, I'm wondering if there is anyone who would be able to tell me what sex my young budgie is. It looks like a light coloured latino with white'ish wings and tail, however, it is obviously a cross … read more
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My 5 month old is in his first moult...really sleepy..biting
My 5 month old is in his first moult. He is really sleepy and has started biting. Is this because he's moulting? I put him to bed at eight and he's grumpy when I uncover him at 9AM. He eats and flies … read more
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