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I bought a parakeet 5 days ago. He is favoring his right
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I have a cakariki(sp?) who got his foot stuck yesterday and
I have a cakariki(sp?) who got his foot stuck yesterday and we noticed some bleeding on one of his wings. He is flying and acting normal this morning. Just a little bruising on his foot, and the dried… read more
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My parakeet got bit by my cat 2 days ago and is now very
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I have a lovebird, Sparrow, that has never grown out his
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He flew into the wall. The area under the wing (arm pit
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My parakeet has a foot injury, he doesn't seem to be in
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He has a hurt wing. Parakeet. Today. He is in a cage with
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Parakeet- Blood feather. I pulled it out and applied a light
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Just purchased a new parakeet. Actually bought last 4 at Pet
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He keeps breaking blood feathera on his right wing.
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Two parakeets were introduced to our home Dec. 24. Today,
Two parakeets were introduced to our home Dec. 24. Today, Dec. 26, we awoke to find the male dead.We have never had any birds before, but both appeared and sounded healthy. The male was super active … read more
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M. conure parrot is biting his tail feathers. when hes on
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I have a parakeet that has been bullied by another parakeet in the same cage. It looks like the parakeet is hurt. Her tail feathers have been snipped or pulled out and she her wings are not up against… read more
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