COPPER TOXICITY IN BIRDS
 
Description    Elevated levels of copper in the diet can be toxic for birds.
 
Species   Avian
 
Signs   Abnormal color of stool in birds, Anorexia, Coma, Decreased, dropping, egg production, Diarrhea, Dullness, Generalized weakness, Inability to stand, Increased mortality in flocks of birds, Lack of growth or weight gain, Oral mucosal ulcers, vesicles, Pale, Sudden death, Weakness, paresis, paralysis of the legs, limbs in birds, Weakness, paresis, paralysis, drooping, of the wings
 
References   Malinak CM. Tribasic Copper Chloride Toxicosis in Commercial Broiler Chicks. Avian Dis 2014;58:642 [Web Reference]
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