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I have a budgie and just today he starts making non stop
I have a budgie and just today he starts making non stop chirping sound while appears to be sleepy, turning his head into the shoulder just like when he sleeps but with the non stop chirping and he cl… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My parakeet is wobbly. They move. I keep it inside a cage in
I keep it inside a cage in my house with one more parakeet … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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It sits on the bottom of the cage and seems to rub it's beak
It sits on the bottom of the cage and seems to rub it's beak up and down the wooden stick some times nibbling it. It is still eating and drinking but is lethargic. It is making an unusual sound not ch… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My budgie is sneezing. He is a two year old show budgie and
My budgie is sneezing. He is a two year old show budgie and I just got him a few days ago since his previous owner no longer wanted him. Yesterday he started sneezing. … read more
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DrRoyC
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Our 7 year old budgie has had loose droppings and often
Our 7 year old budgie has had loose droppings and often sitting hunched up / also sleeping a lot. Very out of character. Should I stop all green food? I always make sure the green food is dry, and I'v… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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One of gouldian finches is having trouble landing on the
One of gouldian finches is having trouble landing on the perch, she spends the day onthe floor of the cage, sleeping or she hops to the many feed sources in the cage. I treated her with Scat twice abo… read more
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DrNickiDVM
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Sitting on bottom of cage. An English budgie. Just this
Sitting on bottom of cage JA: What type of bird are we talking about? Customer: An English budgie JA: I'll do all I can to help. Can you tell me a little more about the budgie's situation? How long ha… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My budgie is balled up and sleeping a lot. He was in
Hi, my budgie is balled up and sleeping a lot. He was in boarding for 5 days and just came home. He seems different and disinterested. Stressed? But this is new as he's stayed there in the past. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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We have a pet budgie and it is acting a bit strange. We
Hello. We have a pet budgie and it is acting a bit strange. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My budgie is puffed up most of the times. 2-3 days. There is
yes there is 1 more budgie I keep them in the living room … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Timeline: Saturday: Smashed into a window while flying in a
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I went to take care of my male zebra finch this morning and
I went to take care of my male zebra finch this morning and he is showing signs of what I think is twirling - like he has no equilibrium and moving his head around a lot. This has never happened before. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My zebra finch is walking around on the floor with his head
Hello, my zebra finch is walking around on the floor with his head turned towards his back. He's been trying to eat and drink but he can't because his head is stuck in that position. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a sick budgie. She is 7 years old. She lives with
I have a sick budgie.She is 7 years old.She lives with four other budgies in a double-wide flight cage (plenty of space).She eats a primarily seed diet - a premium mixture for budgies, but has some sa… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My budgie seems a little more lethargic today than normal,
Hi, my budgie seems a little more lethargic today than normal, just trying to find info … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I would like to ask couple of questions if possible. Budgie.
Hi, I would like to ask couple of questions if possible. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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4 month old budgie. Found him on cage floor with his sister
4 month old budgie. Found him on cage floor with his sister on top of him. Got female in different cage. For last 5 hours he is listless, feathers puffed up and frequently acts like he has something s… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Is it wrong to keep budgies and cockatiels in one cage
Is it wrong to keep budgies and cockatiels in one cage together? Also why do the birds not sing, chirp or tweet. They are totally silent making no musical noises at all. Are they depressedHad 4 birds … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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