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Are you guys open for chat? Lady gouldian finch. Yeah, my 1
yeah, my 1 year old gouldian finch, recently had a clutch of 5 baby finches. they are about 15 days old and still in the nest. just recently last night, his tail has been bobbing and and he has some breathing noises, along with abnormal breathing … read more
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Hello Dr Smith. For a preventive treatment with ivermectin 0.12% on a budgie, which dose would you suggest to give orally?… read more
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My finch is losing feathers on her neck. After we put our
My finch is losing feathers on her neck. After we put our other finch in there with her, now he appears to have missing neck feathers. Is this a mite problem or an anxiety problem? … read more
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My female zebra finch is bald. I have 6 zebra finches so it
My female zebra finch is bald. I have 6 zebra finches so it is unlikely a mite problem. My husbandpurchaseda male andfemale from petsmartwho neglected to tell him that they will have babies. So a few … read more
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I have a lady gouldian she fell from her cage to the floor
I have a lady gouldian she fell from her cage to the floor while we were out She fell into a carpet and her claw got caught in the carpet so she was fighting to get loose for how long Iam not sure. Bu… read more
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DavidH1117
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I have a gouldian finch and have been told I should get an
I have a gouldian finch and have been told I should get an opinion on something. the bird is about 5-6 years old. about 2 years ago it had a touchy sort of thing by his left shoulder. it looked to be … read more
DrRoyC
DrRoyC
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I have 2 lady gouldian finches, both males. One of them has
I have 2 lady gouldian finches, both males. One of them has lost what seems like all of his feathers on both wings. he seems healthy other than that. He is able to be on a lower branch in the aviary w… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My go uldian. My gouldian hen is coughing.... making a
my gouldian hen is coughing.... making a clicking sound. i have been treating her for air sac mites but she is not getting better. she has four just hatched babies, there are other birds in the aviary. what to do/? … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Avian Medicine Residency
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I have a Gouldian finch. He was introduced to the aviary 2
I have a Gouldian finch. He was introduced to the aviary 2 weeks ago. He seemed to do well, no other birds picked on him, he seem health and happy. I have noticed about mid afternoon and night he goes… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My finch has his beak stuck into his feathers. He had a long
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Dr Gwen
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I have a baby gouldian finch. It doesn't have strength to
I have a baby gouldian finch. It doesn't have strength to fly to a stick in her cage. Staying at the bottom and doesn't move around. Kinda tipsy when it does move. It was like this when I first got hi… read more
Dr G
Dr G
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We have an small outdoor aviary with 8 finches . We have a
We have an small outdoor aviary with 8 finches . We have a Lady Gouldian that was fine on Sunday, but on Monday was down on the bottom of the cage having difficulty walking and flying. He was tilting … read more
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Dr. Dan
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I have recently become the owner of Indian Ring neck parrots
I have recently become the owner of Indian Ring neck parrots and Gouldian finches: My enquiry is as followers: A male parrot is showing signs of green faceus in his water. Kahki colour A few finches h… read more
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DocB
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I have a red headed parrot finch that is very active, but also
I have a red headed parrot finch that is very active, but also has been sitting lowon the perch, looks like he bouncing up and down, almost panting. THen he takes off again, is eating and drinking. Is… read more
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Dr. Dan
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male gouldian with apparently stuffy nose.Sounds like tryin
male gouldian with apparently stuffy nose.Sounds like tryin to clear nasal passages constantly for about 3 mts now.No other bird in 5x9 aviary withthat problem. he eats fine, and interacts with other … read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
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birds: healthy becasue they came from a pet store..breeder is sick
I had 7 Gouldian Finiches. Then the two i had gotten from the petshop died one after another and i thought that maybe they were not healthy becasue they came from a pet store. Now one of my birds i go… read more
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Doc Evan
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I have an outdoor aviary with a few varieties of finches.
I have an outdoor aviary with a few varieties of finches. I have been losing them one by one over the winter and most of the clutches have not made it. I finally took one very sick one to the vet who … read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I purchased 2 pairs of Gouldian finches. I lost 1 male about
I purchased 2 pairs of Gouldian finches. I lost 1 male about 3 weeks after purchase. It displayed the so-called twirling and or staggers syndrome. about the second day it went int convulsions and died… read more
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