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

Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stress in Chickens

2020-09-23T19:02:26-07:00

Summer is a fun season of the year, filled with lots of outdoor time. It also means we will likely spend a lot of time trying to cool off! Just as we feel the effects of the hot weather, chickens are sensitive to the heat. Unlike us, they do not have sweat glands; when it gets hot, they can overheat. This makes them more sensitive to heat stress, a condition that occurs when a bird’s body temperature rises to fatal levels. Heat stress often results from a variety of environmental factors including humidity and air temperature as well as characteristics

Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stress in Chickens2020-09-23T19:02:26-07:00

Poultry Diseases in SoCal

2020-09-11T18:19:17-07:00

Think your chicken is depressed?  Has Tom Turkey stopped strutting? Birds often show signs of illness in subtle ways and it may be hard to detect. The first step to knowing if your chicken, turkey, duck, goose, or other feathered friend is sick is to know what is normal for your flock. We recommend that you start by watching your birds for a short time every day. Observation is a great tool for both veteran poultry farmers and new owners. Be sure to keep a record of your observations so that you don’t have to guess if something has changed.

Poultry Diseases in SoCal2020-09-11T18:19:17-07:00
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