Low Blood Calcium Levels in Birds
Once acute hypocalcemia is diagnosed, your veterinarian will prescribe calcium supplements to include in the bird’s diet.
Keeping the bird in the sunlight for a few hours, every day, will also help reduce acute hypocalcemia. This can be done by using an ultraviolet (UV) light bulb or tubes to illuminate the area around your bird’s cage.
Supplement your bird's diet with appropriate amounts of calcium, vitamin D3 and phosphorus to prevent acute hypocalcemia. The condition can also be circumvented by exposing your bird to sufficient sunlight or ultraviolet light.
A low level of calcium in the blood
Term used to imply that a situation or condition is more severe than usual; also used to refer to a disease having run a short course or come on suddenly.
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