AVOCADO, PERSA AMERICANA POISONING IN CAGED BIRDS
 
Description    This intoxication was reported in canaries, cockatiels and experimentally in canaries and budgerigars.
 
Species   Avian
 
Signs   Anorexia, Dullness, Dyspnea, Excitement, Increased mortality in flocks of birds, Increased respiratory rate, Reluctant to move, Ruffled, ruffling of the feathers, Sudden death
 
References   Stout JD. Common Emergencies in Pet Birds. Vet Clin N A Exotic Anim Pract 2016;19:513 [Web Reference]
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