cockatiel


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cockatiel

small, canary-sized Australian parrot, crested and brown with a yellow head. Popular as cage pets because of their speed in learning to converse with humans and engaging personalities. Called also quarrian, Nymphicus hollandicus.
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Laura bought the cockatiel 10 weeks ago when he was two months old.
Initial cockatiel body condition ranged from normal to obese based on palpation of body mass and a normal body weight (BW) described between 80 and 100 g.
Answer: Cockatiels are highly adaptable as pets in apartments as they are very entertaining and take up less space than other pets.
In reference to the cockatiel, he added: "We accept this represented an isolated lapse in the usual high standard set by the appellants in the care and handling of pets.
An animal welfare officer present also noticed a cockatiel in the store that appeared to be in distress.
Officers said they had to provide the animals with food and water and removed 22 dead animals including a finch, cockatiel and an Amazon parrot - the latter from the freezer.
Hill immediately took him in and phoned the RSPCA, which put her in touch with Edwards who had reported his cockatiel missing, but in order to confirm that the bird belonged to them, she put the bird on the phone.
The troubles of parents who don't communicate well take a toll on their offspring--even among cockatiels.
Precipitating antibody titers showed a positive reaction to cockatiel droppings extract (DE) and also to pigeon sera.
You know, if you have diabetes and you have a cockatiel with diabetes and the bird wakes up singing despite the diabetes, it's harder to feel sorry for yourself.
A Boston Globe staff writer related a happy little tale about a pet cockatiel -- "a warmblooded bird of Australian origin" -- that flew outdoors of a chill winters night and stayed out.