Psittacosis, also known as parrot fever, ornithosis and avian chlamydiosis is a disease caused by the bacteria, Chalmydophila psittaci. It occurs over 450 species of birds worldwide.
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.
Polyomavirus is a virus that belongs to the family Papovavirus. It can cause a wide range of illnesses in pet birds, from benign wart lesions to life-threatening disorders involving internal organs, feathers and skins.
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.
Candidiasis is a common fungal disease that occurs in birds when the yeast Candida albicans infects the digestive tract. It is normal for your bird if the bird has a small amount of candida albicans. It causes problem when the number of yeast become excessive.
Avian influenza is a viral infection also known as Bird flu. There are over a dozen types of bird flus, including two strains - H5N1 and H7N9. Most forms of the virus are limited to birds, however, both H5N1 and H7N9 strains have recently infected humans.