Zinc Poisoning

1. What are the sources of zinc poisoning?

Birds live in a zinc-abundant environment.

process and this can still be toxic.

2. What are the clinical signs of zinc poisoning?

3. Is zinc poisoning fatal?

In untreated birds it is often fatal.

Birds with chronic poisoning often have signs of intermittent lethargy, dysphagia and depression.

4. How is zinc poisoning diagnosed?

5. What is the treatment for zinc poisoning?

a heat source, treatment of secondary infections and intravenous or subcutaneous fluids.

 

 

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