EurekaMag.com logo
+ Translate

Zinc toxicity in caged and aviary birds - New wire disease


, : Zinc toxicity in caged and aviary birds - New wire disease. Australian Veterinary Practitioner 22(1): 6-8, 10-11

This paper discusses the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of zinc toxicity (New Wire Disease) in caged and aviary birds. Diagnosis is based on history, clinical examination, and on gross and microscopic pathology. "Normal" and "toxic" levels of zinc in liver tissues are described, but are not considered reliable for a definitive diagnosis. Treatment involves, the use of chelating agents and supportive therapy.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service)

Accession: 002549169

Submit PDF Full Text: Here


Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:
Close
Close

Related references

Reece, R.L.; Dickson, D.B.; Burrowes, P.J., 1986: Zinc toxicity (new wire disease) in aviary birds. Two Agapornis roseicollis that died 5 weeks after being placed in a newly erected aviary had numerous metal flakes in the gizzard and dry liver zinc values of 75 and 156 mg/kg. The aviary wire had numerous, easily detechable galvanized metal flake...

Rae, Madeline, 1995: Hemoprotozoa of caged and aviary birds. Seminars in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine y; 4(3): 131-137

Wailly, P. de, 1972: Diseases of caged and aviary birds. This handbook contains a simplified account of the diseases and disorders encountered among birds in captivity, together with suggested remedies. There is very brief mention of helminth infections including Ascaridia hermaphrodita, A. columbae, Ca...

Rosskopf, W.J.; Woerpel, R.W., 1984: Egg binding in caged and aviary birds. Egg binding most often affects budgerigars, cockatiels, finches and canaries. Causes include oversized or malpositioned eggs, lack of exercise, nesting too early or late, excessive egg laying, uterine damage or infection, obesity, malnutrition, su...

D.W.illy P.; Chermette R., 1986: Principal affections of caged and aviary birds. Recueil de Medecine Veterinaire de l'Ecole d'Alfort 162(3): 291-318

Schwarz, E.R.; Sommer, I.; Pohl, I.D., 1969: Treatment of common diseases of caged and aviary birds, in particular the budgerigar. Monatshefte für Veterinarmedizin 24(13): 497-503

Resanovic, R., 2001: Disease of aviary birds (I). This is a discussion of handling and treating caged exotic birds at small animal practice.

Panigrahy, B.; Mathewson, J.J.; Hall, C.F.; Grumbles, L.C., 1981: Unusual disease conditions in pet and aviary birds. Ninety percent ot 100% mortality in budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) nestlings from 2 aviaries was attributed to giardiasis. Treatment with dimetridazole in drinking water was effective in controlling mortality. Aeromonas hydrophila infection...

Forbes, N.A., 1997: Vaccination of cage and aviary birds against Newcastle disease. The vaccination of cage and aviary birds against Newcastle disease (NDV) is reviewed. The live NDV vaccines, Hitchner B1, LaSota and Galivac, have proved to be safe and effective but require frequent administration. An inactivated aqueous based pa...

Dorrestein, G.M.; Zwart, P.; Buitelaar, M.N., 1980: Problems from disease during the breeding and rearing of canaries and other aviary birds. Adult canaries required 4 g seed and 1 g soft feed (with 20% protein and 1% lysine) daily, and clean water.