Respiratory Parasite in Birds
Your veterinarian will examine and test the bird for sarcocystosis disease. If found, your bird will be given anti-protozoal medicines orally or by injection. The veterinarian will then treat secondary symptoms, including anemia, fluid loss, and malnutrition.
Hygiene is the best prevention for sarcocystosis. Keep your bird caged inside home and store the bird feed in a place away from cockroaches or other infectious animals.
The return of food into the oral cavity after it has been swallowed
A condition of poor health that results from poor feeding or no feeding at all
A condition of the blood in which normal red blood cell counts or hemoglobin are lacking.
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