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Grays beak

We rescheduled our gray. He was a breeder bird Story is he seen his mate die He was also badly hurt foot , wing, back , neck all broke. We need to trim his beak it is very overgrown and looks like if you were to cross your fingers My main concern is his quick. […]

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budgie noises

i have a four and a half year old female budgie, i bought her from a breeder, up to the last 4 years she has been fine, she is very healty and eats and drinks well, she seems happy in her cage, but in the past six months or so she has started making very […]

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Nest

Is it normal for a male cockatoo to build a nest?

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Conure picking up the food

Hello, I’ve been using your nutriberries for years with my two birdies. Both absolutely love the food, and it’s great for nutrition, but my conure often picked up the balls and drops them to the bottom of her cage, anything we can do to help that?

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Crop burn and hole

My African gray chick had crop burn and I start treating him with medication. The skin become hard and now the fluid is leaking from a small hole. He got crop burn two weeks ago and the wounds were healing. Kindly advise me on this. Please

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New female companion

My male cocktail is nearly 12 months old and already given birth to 3 kids through a female cocktail. They bonded well and looked after the family together. Suddenly the female cocktail died due to some disaster. Male cocktail is broken and depressed it doesn’t eat. I tried bring a female cocktail to patch with […]

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food

can a quaker eat celery / spinaach and other salad foods

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Conures

Do conures get along if placed in the same cage?

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Quaker parrot eggs

My quaker has laid 3 eggs and has been sitting on them continously for the last 2 months. Her cage was never closed and she was very social previously, now she will not leave her cage. I am getting worried about her. She is eating and drinking normally.

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Mating

I have love birds who mate all the time but haven’t layed an egg what does that mean?

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Parakeet egg nesting

My parakeet laid two eggs ! We are at a loss at what to do now. How do we make a nest ? What materials should we put in the cage so they can make a nest, if that’s best.?

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Why is Fabulous suddenly so mean to Gorgeous?

My tiel Fabulous, who I previously thought was a male, is now sitting on a clutch of 4 eggs. Since laying her eggs she now chases my other tiel, Gorgeous, anytime Gorgeous steps onto the bottom of the cage. (Fabulous laid her eggs on the bottom of the cage). I have read that male and […]

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My bird isn’t sitting on her eggs

I have a female & male parakeet. The female has laid a total of 5-6 eggs… kind of all over the place. One in her food bowl. I’ve seen her sit on it a couple of times (I think) or maybe she was just eating. But they’re all over & I haven’t seen her sit […]

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cockatoo

We own a cockatoo for 20 years. Since December he is self mutilation. We took him to the vet for birds twice. Antibiotics change food and nothing is helping. He is part of our family and we love him. Please let us know if you guys know what we can do. Thanks

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Love bird sleeping habits

My love birds have recently started sleeping on separate perches. Is there a developmental reason for that?

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Maybe two females?

I have two cockatiels which I had assumed were both males. Now one of them has laid three eggs so far. She won’t let the other cockatiel anywhere near the eggs. I have never seen them mating. Do I have two female cockatiels?

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bad feathers

My Panama Amazon (27 yrs old) has always had poor feather quality: black feathers on back of wings & off color & sparse on ends of tail feathers. I joined a group on FB that’s dedicated to parrot health issues & the “manager“ of site recommended V1V1-13 vitamins which I started Cookie on recently. Any […]

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Bird is biting

I adopted a green cheek conure who is 5 years old. She bites a lot but has started to bond with me only biting my fingers. My family on the other hand are being bit on the nose and ears. How do I get her to stop? She also does not stay on your finger […]

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Behavior

I have 5 peachface lovebirds in one cage. the unpaired bird has an unusual behavior. it rubs its rear end on the perch, does this mean this bird is a female? My 2 females are sitting on their eggs in separate boxes while the males are perched atop the boxes. why wouldn’t one of the […]

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