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Male Zebra finch appears normal except is raising left leg
Male Zebra finch appears normal except is raising left leg tucked into feathers several times throughout the day and using just right foot - resting on one branch more than usual with leg tucked up al… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My zebra finches (male) This morning I noticed that my
this morning I noticed that my finches was digging a “nest/hole” at the bottom of the cage in one corner instead of staying on a branch as usually. His breathing is fast but it always has been like that. His eyes are opened and still go play with the different toys in the cage but he always goes back to his little corner and moves the grains around to have a nice spot. Since I know being at the bottom of the cage is not typical behaviour I am very worried even though my husband isn't. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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We recently became responsible without the experience of two
We recently became responsible without the experience of two zebra finches male and female and they began breeding (not in our plan) and now we are trying to figure things out as they have become pare… read more
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My mother in laws finch eggs and a baby finch was born. It's
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My budgie has attacked my one Zebra Finch. Many feathers
My budgie has attacked my one Zebra Finch. Many feathers plucked off to the point of the wings being raw at the joint. … read more
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Puffed feathers, always sleeping. Around a week. She's in a
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We have 2 zebra finches. He seems fragile. And he can not
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We recently purchased finches from Petsmart and the
We recently purchased finches from Petsmart and the associate told us she wasn't sure what their genders were but that they were brought in pairs. We thought this meant they were both males. We just n… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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Thanks for asking! Looking for some answers. I have a couple
Thanks for asking! Looking for some answers. I have a couple of finches that had 3 babies a month ago now they seem to atack their own babies finch two of the babies are very skinny mom and dad feed t… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have four zebra finches — 2 males and 2 females. Last
I have four zebra finches — 2 males and 2 females. Last night, in a total freak accident, one female escaped and flew out the back door. She has babies in the nest. Her mate is in the nest, but I don'… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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We have our first zebra finch chick out of the nest. It
We have our first zebra finch chick out of the nest. It doesnt have any feathers on its back and although very energetic, it cannot perch or fly. It only moves around on the cage floor. What could be … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Society finches - finished laying eggs on September 11 or
Society finches - finished laying eggs on September 11 or 12. Still in the nest laying on the eggs, both male and female. … read more
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Why is my zebra male plucking all the feathers from his flanks
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My female zebra finch has bald patches on her sides and back.
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can you tell me why my breeding zebra finches are well the
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Hello - I have a female Lady Gouldian finch who is not a mutation.
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We have a pair of Zebra Finches. The female makes a weird
We have a pair of Zebra Finches. The female makes a weird wheezing noise. She is sitting on her eggs in a nest. Is she sick? If she dies will the male feed the chicks when they hatch?… read more
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Hatched baby Zebra finches that CAN leave the nest and appeared
Hatched baby Zebra finches that CAN leave the nest and appeared to be all feathered out, but the mother has been feeding them (no father finch) just died and I do not believe they can by eat themselve… read more
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