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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the diet for baby bird, puppy and pet goat. The mother bird is not in the nest with her eggs. Has she abandoned them? Birds almost always return to their nest and resume incubating after they’ve been scared off. The parents may also periodically…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells about mange in donkeys and plant poisoning symptoms in donkeys and horses. How can I tell if my donkey has mange, and what can I do about it? A donkey infested with mange mites will be suffering intense irritation to the skin which will have…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how to identify an aged cat and the difference between rats and mice. What is the average lifespan of a cat? A cat’s average life span is 10 to 12 years. How to tell if a cat is male or female? If you look at…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about the need for proper dental care in horses and life cycle of a  honey bee and Guinea pig Do horses get fleas? Horses can get fleas, although it’s not very common. They tend not to get infested, but they can be affected by them….

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about roosting  habits in pigeons and explains about butterfly activities Why do pigeons roost on roof or in gutters? Pigeons like comfortable sunny places that are safe from predators and the elements with plenty of food and water available. The nests are built of twigs…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, know about grasshoppers, fireflies, bats, snails, lobsters, earthworms and cockroaches. By Maneka Gandhi How to differentiate between a grasshopper and a cricket? Crickets have long antennae while grasshoppers have short ones. Crickets make sounds with the help of organs on their forelegs, while these organs are on the abdomen of…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, learn how to determine the sex of your fish and about aquarium plants. How to determine the sex of your fish? Observing Fish to Determine Sex: Look for a nuchal hump on male fish. A nuchal hump is a small bump on the forehead of a fish….

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives information on bad breath and constipation in cats. By Maneka Gandhi My cat has bad breath. How should I handle this problem? If your cat has bad breath then there could be several reasons for it, but the main reasons are: Gingivitis: If the gums appear red and…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about parrot lice, horse shoe and lifespan of a pet rabbit. What do I need to know about parrot lice? Lice are one of the most common parasites found on pet birds like parrots. Often an infestation is not visible until the bird is in…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about keeping birds as pet and about horse diet. My pet bird laid an egg; What to know and do? Unless the bird has been exposed to a male bird before the egg, or eggs, were laid, the egg will not be fertile — in…

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