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Ask The Vet – with Kevin Eatwell

Ask The Vet – with Kevin Eatwell

A veterinary practice can only help if they are aware of the problems.

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UK Veterinary Surgeons Accused of Overcharging

UK veterinary surgeons (vets) have been accused of overcharging by up to 500% for some pet medicines! UK daily newspaper, the Daily Mail, has reported that a market research group, “The Best Organisation”, has accused UK vets of overcharging for pet medicine products that are available on the high street at up to 500% less! […]

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Nigel Tonkin on Bird Health

In this article, Nigel Tonkin (President of the Budgerigar Council of South Australia) discusses products he uses to maintain budgerigar health.

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Budgerigar Health Part 5 of 5 – Problem Solving

A systematic physical examination of the sick or dead budgerigar helps reveal more subtle symptoms and improves the accuracy of self-diagnosis, but when in doubt contact your avian veterinarian. Individuals that display distant signs of failing health or disease should be caught and examined more closely in order to identify the exact nature of the health problem.

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Budgerigar Health Part 4 of 5 – Medicines

Budgerigars are particularly susceptible to environmental diseases that may cause catastrophic losses and illnesses that affect their wellness and ability to breed. Medicines are needed to cure and prevent these diseases such as coccidiosis, worms, lice and mites.

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Budgerigar Health Part 3 of 5 – Self Diagnosis

For breeders, an ability to detect the first signs of an illness is essential as many budgerigar diseases are rapidly fatal with the best quality show birds often being the first to die. Changes in the behaviour or physical appearance of an individual bird may indicate the beginning of an illness or an inherent weakness. […]

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