1. What are the components of a normal dropping?
There are 3 components to the droppings:
2. What is an abnormal dropping?
·Fewer than normal amount of droppings
·Increase in the number of droppings
·Change in colour or texture of either the fecal component or the urate component
·"Bubbly" looking droppings
3. What causes abnormal droppings?
4. How will my avian vet know what caused the abnormal droppings?
Your avian veterinarian can run a variety of tests, including
5. Can my bird be treated?
Most birds with abnormal droppings are successfully treated once the cause of the abnormal droppings is detected. As an owner, your cooperation in agreeing to the recommended tests is critical in allowing the veterinarian to correctly diagnose and treat your bird.
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