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  • The Amazing Avian Beak Anatomy and Common Disorders - Learn about beaks, their functions, parts, diseases, and disorders.
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  • Avian Biotech: Avian Disease Center - Offers testing for many avian diseases affecting all kinds of birds. Including DNA sexing.
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  • Avian Botulism - Information on this paralytic disease caused by ingestion of a toxin produced by the bacteria, Clostridium botulinum, provided by the USGS National Wildlife Health Center.
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  • Avian Cancer - Discusses the types of tumors that have been diagnosed in pet birds, including those of the skin and internal organs.
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  • Avian Goiter (Thyroid Hyperplasia or Dysplasia) - An enlargement of the thyroid observed in many species of birds, including pigeons, canaries, budgerigars, and wild birds.
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  • Avian Vacuolar Myelinopathy - Information on this neurological disease affecting waterbirds, provided by the USGS National Wildlife Health Center.
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  • Correcting Spraddle or Splay Leg in Birds - Describes this condition, its causes, and the importance of early intervention.
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  • CPR for Birds - Discusses cardiopulmonary resuscitation that can save a bird's life in the correct circumstances.
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  • Dealing With Vitamin A Deficiency in Birds - Describes the most common preventable avian disease, hypovitaminosis A, which particularly affects pet birds that eat only seeds.
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  • Diabetes in Birds - Describes this condition, the treatment, and complications.
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  • Evaluating Birdpoop - Monitoring bird droppings can help identify illness in a bird. By Birds n Ways.
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  • Fatty Liver Disease in Cockatiels - Reasons why a parrot develops fatty liver disease and what can be done to prevent it. From Winged Wisdom Pet Bird Magazine.
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  • Gout In Birds - Describes this condition, dietary recommendations, and medications to control it.
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  • Growing Old Gracefully - Article on geriatric birds and their ailments.
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  • Holistic Birds - Find avian health and disease articles on anatomy, immune, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Includes sections on special needs birds, behavior, stress management, and healing herbs.
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  • Pigeon Canker - Factsheet about this common disease of pigeons caused by a protozoan parasite.
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  • Signs of Respiratory Problems - Discusses sneezing, nasal discharge, coughing, loss or change of voice, and heavy breathing.
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  • Thyroid Testing in Avian Species - Describes this controversial test, signs of hypothyroidism, and emphasizes the importance of making a careful diagnosis.
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  • Visceral Gout in Birds - Health concern plaguing caged birds, which is brought on by the build up of uric acid.
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