Avian Influenza: What You Need To Know

2022-05-15T18:27:50-07:00

Avian influenza is a dangerous infectious disease that can be spread easily and decimate huge communities of birds. Sometimes referred to as “bird flu”, avian influenza affects the respiratory system of birds and can transmit rapidly through direct bird-to-bird contact, or via contaminated surfaces (fomites) where the virus can linger. Infected birds can spread the virus through their blood, saliva, mucus, or feces. Certain subtypes of bird flu can even jump species and affect dogs, horses, and even humans depending on the strain of the virus. At the time of writing this article (April 2022), there is an ongoing outbreak

Avian Influenza: What You Need To Know2022-05-15T18:27:50-07:00

CAHFS- Who They Are and What They Can Do For You 

2021-06-17T09:19:59-07:00

The California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) is an animal diagnostic laboratory network that operates in partnership with the California Department of Food and Agriculture and UC Davis. The lab has four locations in California: Davis, San Bernardino, Tulare, and Turlock. CAHFS (pronounced “calves”) monitors the health of California’s livestock and poultry populations by performing routine tests for animal diseases, including animal diseases that affect people. Their services and reliable diagnoses are critical for keeping our chickens, ducks, and turkeys healthy and for protecting our food supply. The laboratories provide rapid testing for flocks with the widespread

CAHFS- Who They Are and What They Can Do For You 2021-06-17T09:19:59-07:00

Subtle Signs Of Illness In Companion Birds: How To Monitor Your Pet And Advocate For Their Health Early

2020-11-21T07:24:42-08:00

Birds in the wild will attempt to hide any signs of illness to protect themselves from appearing weak and appetizing to predators! Although you work hard to keep your pet safe and healthy, this natural survival mode can make it tough to know early on that your bird needs veterinary attention. In this article, we hope to provide you with some simple ways to keep track of their normal routine so that you can detect illness early and get your feathered friend help fast! Regular veterinary care is vital for any new additions and all current pets Before we discuss

Subtle Signs Of Illness In Companion Birds: How To Monitor Your Pet And Advocate For Their Health Early2020-11-21T07:24:42-08:00
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