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Oct 04, 2017

Yellow sided conure tail feather

My 5 weeks yellow sided..tail feather broke n a little bit of blood what should i do? N 2 more tail feather half broke..anytime soon will.be gone..will

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Oct 04, 2017

toenail

will my diamond dove toenail grow back ?

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Oct 04, 2017

Both of my babies

Saturday morning I went to let my 7 year old yellow sided conure and my 12 year old peach faced lovebird out of their cage. When I went to the cage they

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Sep 21, 2017

ASAP Ringneck respiration needs to be cured?

I got an injured ring neck parrot. from 2 months it's on treatment. Her eye was lost. a wing bone is broken. probably cat attack. I wrongly given bird+

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Sep 13, 2017

eggs do not fertilize

does anybody know why my yellow sided conure lay eggs but it do not fertilize ? its the third tine that lay eggs but do not fertille thankyou .

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Sep 06, 2017

Corella mating but not laying eggs

My corellas had been mating for weeks but no signs of laying eggs

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Aug 10, 2017

Should yellow nape amazons be dewormed yearly?

If yes what should we use?

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Aug 10, 2017

Two birds, two owners, same home.

Hello Experts, My girlfriend and I have decided to get two new baby conures arriving in 3 weeks. We're reading many blogs about how to prevent the birds

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Aug 10, 2017

Two birds, two owners, same home.

Hello Experts, My girlfriend and I have decided to get two new baby conures arriving in 3 weeks. We're reading many blogs about how to prevent the birds

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May 30, 2017

Conure poop

My conure only poops when she is outside the cage

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Apr 25, 2017

My indian ring neck parrot is always keeping its head down. And always closing its eye. What should i do?

My indian ring neck parrot is always keeping its head down. And always closing its eye. What should i do?

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Apr 20, 2017

clavicle bone protruding from baby pigeon chest

found a 2 week old baby pigeon on the ground after a wind storm in las vegas. scalped head and a bone sticking out of its chest, I think the clavicle

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Apr 20, 2017

Parakeet stops sitting on my finger?

I've had my parakeet for almost a week now. The parakeet has been doing great, I could feed it from my hand and it could get on my finger easily. But The

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Mar 25, 2017

How to train an older cockatiel

I recently received a 5-6 year old cockatiel She doesnt seam like anyone ever socialized with her and therefore I cant pick her up to get her wings clipped.

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Mar 02, 2017

My canary problem

My canarys leg keeps shaking a lot like he has a seizure , but what is more frightening is that it keeps shaking like his heartbeat and everytime i see

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Feb 17, 2017

My parrot's throat has a swallowing problem

My African gray find it hard to swallow seed. He is lethargic for a month now

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Feb 13, 2017

Courtneigh

My sister's Conure has always been a healthy and friendly bird though it does get aggressive sometimes. All of a sudden when my sister goes to change its

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Jan 29, 2017

Flying and aggression

Is there a relationship between letting my sun conure's wing feathers grow back and his increased aggression and screaming?

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Jan 20, 2017

My bird keep on bitting

Any advice for a bird that keeps on bitting? I was told not to scream or yell at the bird but my bird keep om bitting me even when i say 'no'. What can

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Jan 16, 2017

I think my bird is deaf and mute.

I just got my bird today and when I brought it home and he was rocked around he didn't even tweet. He is opening his mouth and nothing is coming out. And

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Jan 16, 2017

I really want to respond to Renee's qquestion.

Dear Renee, We have a couple of conures that are mostly one-person birds. My kids call the loveseat in our family room mommy island because my conure,

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Jan 14, 2017

Is my bird bleeding if so why ??

I was playing with my bird the day before and he was normal. He puts up a fight to get out of his cage but when I got him out he wasn't bleeding . This

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Jan 11, 2017

Parrot Information, ask the avian vet answers, and parrot pictures and stories

Bird pictures and stories written by parrot owners. Read our Ask the Avian Vet questions and answer and Parrot Questions and Answer too! We have low prices on bird toys, organic bird food and supplies

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Jan 10, 2017

Making My Sun Conure As Comfortable As Possible

My best buddy, Sunny, was given to me when I was extremely ill with Lyme Disease. They thought I was too depressed, I wasn't trying anymore, so Sunny was

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Jan 07, 2017

African Gray laying eggs

I have a pair of African grays, She layed 4 eggs 8 weeks ago, all turned out to be infertile. Now ten days ago she layed another one then today I fou d

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Jan 07, 2017

Help with my IRN

Hello, 2 weeks ago I brought a green Indian Ringneck Parrot. He is an aviary bred bird. I'm quite worried about him because he doesn't seem to be cleaning

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Dec 28, 2016

I'm going on vacation for ten days

Is it okai to leave my pet conure with my friend who Loves animals and takes good care of them even Though my bird and I have a good relationship??

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Dec 16, 2016

Help!!! My bird loves my husband but hates me?

I'm a fairly new parrot owner. I have never had a parrot before. My husband got me a pineapple green cheek conure on Nov. 2nd. His coworker found the little

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Dec 03, 2016

Male or female

We have blue quaker,Duke, here recently he will get on my wife's arm and rub his bottom on her arm while holding on to her arm with his beak. Does mean

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Dec 03, 2016

How do I treat lovebirds burned tongue

I have a 2 1/2 year old Lovebird who accidentally touched the tip of my hot glue gun while it was plugged in I believe he burn his tongue but he will

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