May 16, 2018

Common Signs of GI Problems in Birds

These cases can become critical quickly.


Jennifer Graham, DVM, DABVP (Avian/Exotic Companion Mammal), associate professor of zoological animal medicine at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, says birds with gastrointestinal (GI) problems may present with diarrhea. Those cases can become critical quickly, Dr. Graham adds. 

Discolored stool, the presence of seeds in droppings, and increased urinary production are all additional signs that there may be a GI problem. 

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