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Sites:Holistic Bird Newsletter: Find avian health and disease articles on anatomy, immune, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Includes sections on special needs birds, behavior, stress management, and healing herbs.
Avian Biotech.com: Disease Center: Avian Biotech offers disease testing for many avian diseases affecting all kinds of birds. Here you will find information on all our disease testing services.
Avian Disease Fact Sheet: Signs of health and disease in poultry, disease diagnosis, parasites, and nutritional deficiencies. From Virginia State University.
Avian Goiter (Thyroid Hyperplasia or Dysplasia): An enlargement of the thyroid observed in many species of birds, including pigeons, canaries, budgerigars, and wild birds.
Correcting Spraddle or Splay Leg in Birds: Explains Cause and Treatment of Spraddle-leg in Birds
Dealing With Vitamin A Deficiency in Birds: HotSpot for Birds has many informative articles on the health and safety of birds. This article discusses the most common preventable avian disease, Vitamin A deficiency or hypovitaminosis A.
Evaluating Birdpoop: Evaluating Birdpoop - Eclectus Forum March 1997 at BirdsnWays. Monitoring bird droppings can help identify illness in a bird.
Exotic Pet Veterinarian - Avian: Medical information about primates, small animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, & fish, written by a board certified avian veterinarian with 25 years experience with exotic species.
Fatty Liver Disease in Cockatiels: Reasons why a parrot develops fatty liver disease and what can be done to prevent it.
Gout In Birds: Explains The Causes And Treatment Of Gout In Birds
How to Fix Splay Legs in Baby Lovebirds Using a Makeup Sponge: Breeder of peachfaced lovebirds, a small African parrot that comes in a variety of color mutations, with information on species of lovebirds, diet, and breeding
Signs of Respiratory Problems: Discusses sneezing, nasal discharge, coughing, loss or change of voice, and heavy breathing.
Sour Crop: A life-threatening complication usually seen in baby birds where the crop stops emptying and becomes distended with fermenting food and fluids. Includes questions and answers.
The Amazing Avian Beak Anatomy and Common Disorders: Learn all about birds beaks, their functions, parts, diseases and disorders.
The Veterinarian - Treating vomiting and regurgitation in birds: Describes the differences between vomiting and regurgitation which owners sometimes confuse. Covers diagnostic procedures, obstructions, disease of the upper alimentary tract, proventricular, and ventricular disease.
Thyroid Testing in Avian Species: Thyroid testing is controversial in birds. The RIA test currently being used is accurate down to approximately 0.5 ug/dl.
Visceral Gout in Birds: Health concern plaguing caged birds, which is brought on by the build up of uric acid.