Category: Avian

Posted in Avian Gastrointestinal Parasitic

Todayโ€™s path rounds are on ๐ญ๐ž๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ! ๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ข๐ญ?๐“๐ž๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ are a ๐ง๐ž๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐๐ž (roundworm) that affect primarily aquatic birds. They are…

Posted in Avian Integument Viral

๐๐ž๐š๐ค ๐š๐ง๐ ๐Ÿ๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐๐ข๐ฌ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž is a viral disease that affects the beak and feathers, hence the name! Scientists are not very creative ๐Ÿ˜‚

Posted in Avian Bacterial Respiratory

๐๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐š๐œ๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ is a bacterial infection caused by ๐‚๐ก๐ฅ๐š๐ฆ๐ฒ๐๐ข๐š ๐ฉ๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐š๐œ๐ข. โ€œPsittaciโ€ means parrot, which gives you a clue about what species this disease affects!

Posted in Avian Gastrointestinal Nervous Toxic

๐‹๐ž๐š๐ ๐ญ๐จ๐ฑ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ is exactly what the name suggests, toxicity from ingesting too much lead. There are several potential causes of this condition across species, but today we are going to talk about birds!

Posted in Avian Gallids Hematopoietic Meleagrids Viral

๐€๐ฏ๐ข๐š๐ง ๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ฎ, or avian influenza, is a viral infection that affects many different bird species. Recently, there have been outbreaks of the strain ๐‡๐Ÿ“๐๐Ÿ across the world, which has been devastating for poultry production and wildlife species.

Posted in Avian Metabolic Reptiles

๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐œ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฅ ๐ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ is the accumulation of ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐œ ๐š๐œ๐ข๐, a breakdown product of protein that is normally excreted by the kidneys. When there is an issue with the kidneys, uric acid is not properly excreted, leading to little white nodules of urate crystals all over the internal organs. Weird!