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My parakeet is eating...

My parakeet is eating constantly and is puffed up and keeps hiding in his rope to which he has never done before.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the parakeet's name and age?

His name is***** and he is about 1 year old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Big?

He did not come from a store he was bred by a friend of mine

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Bird Specialist: August Abbott, CAS, Certified Avian Specialist replied 6 months ago
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I'm August Abbott Cert.Avian Specialist; ownr N.CA Parrot Rescue. Allow a few minutes to review & respond (please ignore site offers for phone svc)

In the meantime, let's discuss what he's been eating on a regular basis. Are there other birds? If so, please describe them and where they're kept in relation to this one. Are you positive this is a male? How?

How do his droppings look?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
He eats latter healthy support diet , and millet he gets vitamins in his water. There are no other birds in the house he is my only pet.
Bird Specialist: August Abbott, CAS, Certified Avian Specialist replied 6 months ago

Are you saying a seed blend diet?

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