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She had been laying infertile eggs several months ago. She
She had been laying infertile eggs several months ago. She laid approximately seven eggs. We removed the mirror thinking that could be the cause. This worked. Now she has an egg-shaped bulge that appe… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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She will not walk on the right leg. Thought she broke it but
She will not walk on the right leg. Thought she broke it but today I checked her out more and noticed she had been sitting in poop. I started cleaning it up and saw she is red and swollen. Hot to the … read more
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KayyR
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I have a Quaker parrot that I thought was a male all his
Hi! I have a Quaker parrot that I thought was a male all his life but he just laid an egg … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,491 satisfied customers
Originally approximately two weeks ago she just didn't look
Originally approximately two weeks ago she just didn't look good so we separated her out. Her comb was pale, she wasn't laying and she's only a year old. We thought she was just broody at first. Her c… read more
DavidH1117
DavidH1117
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I have a question about my African parrot. She is 26 yrs
She is 26 yrs old. I have had her since she was hatched. She has never been with another bird, and when I got her I got a cage big enough for her for life Last week, for the first time ever she laid an egg … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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Looks like my budgie is egg bound. Shes not eating much. I
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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It looks like her bottom is swollen and she's not eating her
It looks like her bottom is swollen and she's not eating her seed. Attitude hasn't changed and is eating bananas apples. I can send a pucture … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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Looks like my bird wants to lay an egg and she is in pain.
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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My parrot an egg for the first time two days ago, she hasn't
My parrot laid an egg for the first time two days ago, she hasn't laid another but i can see the egg stick out of her bottom … read more
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Dr. Gary
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My Quaker parrot is approx 6 years old, last year she 14
My Quaker parrot is approx 6 years old, last year she laid 14 eggs all sterile. This year she has stopped chirping and is making a Whiney noise instead. Is eating normally, she has a sore bum, and is … read more
DrRoyC
DrRoyC
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My bird has been having labored breathing and I'm worried
My bird has been having labored breathing and I'm worried about egg binding? She has been doing this for 4 days now. Shes never had eggs before so I dont know what I am dealing with here … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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I have a blue and gold macaw who is 40 years old. She
I have a blue and gold macaw who is 40 years old. She occasionally lays eggs but I have noticed a small bulge by her cloaca. It is soft to the touch and she does not like it when you touch it. What co… read more
Dr G
Dr G
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
103 satisfied customers
My chickens just started laying eggs. One of them who
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we have a yellow nape she is about 20 years old she has found
we have a yellow nape she is about 20 years old she has found a mate and has laided 2 eggs but is seems she has one in her still and it has been 2or 3 days she is eating and drinking and is setting on… read more
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Dr. Taus
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my parrot went to the vet to unstick an egg and quit breathing
my parrot went to the vet to unstick an egg and quit breathing they brought her out, this was yesterday. she is drinking a lot of water today but not much food I put in just pellets because I guess I … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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chicken: i fix it, its been sitting in the nesting box 4 hrs evry day
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Dr. Amy
Dr. Amy
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Doctoral Degree
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Good Afternoon, I have a 6 month old Welsummer chicken that
Good Afternoon, I have a 6 month old Welsummer chicken that is egg bound, she has never laid an egg before when all of her sisters have been laying since first of Oct. I have tried a few home remedies… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We have 2 cockatiels. One female for 5 years, one young male
We have 2 cockatiels. One female for 5 years, one young male for 1 1/2 years. They have both been healthy, active birds. They don't make the perfect pair. He is a little aggressive and she doesn't wan… read more
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