Trichomoniasis is contagious disease in birds, caused by the protozoan Trichomonas gallinae. It is transmitted through direct contact and therefore in birds, it can spread easily. Infection with this species of Thrichomona is exclusive to birds and cannot affect humans.
Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD) is an incurable disease that affects the gastrointestinal and neurological systems of a variety of bird species. Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD) was originally called “Macaw Wasting Disease” and was first recognized and described in 1978.
Gout is a disorder where high quantities of uric acid are deposited in different tissues. It can cause kidney damage, rigid toes, swollen joints and neurological problems.
Giardiasis is caused by infection with the protozoan Giardia. It lives in the intestinal tract of the bird after entering through the drinking water.