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Most common disorders of Budgies

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  • Tumors (fat, testes, ovary, liver, kidney)
  • Polyomavirus carriers
  • Overgrowth of beak and nails
  • Egg-binding and other reproductive disorders
  • Foot problems
  • Obesity
  • Feather disorders
  • Leg paralysis
  • Scaly face mites
  • Chlamydiosis
  • Internal parasites
  • Bacterial or viral infections

The most common disease conditions in budgerigars are often the result of improper feeding. Visiting your avian veterinarian for routine health checks will help prevent many of the above diseases and support you in having a long, satisfying relationship with your budgerigar. For help in finding an avian veterinarian in your area, contact the Association of Avian Veterinarians.


Credit: Used with permission of the Zoological Education Network.
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