Common Diseases / Conditions of the Eclectus Parrot
Eclectus Information (Personality, Care, Diet)
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Bad Feather / Beak Condition; Missing and Misshapen Feathers: Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD). A deadly, highly contagious (air-borne disease). Only supportive treatment available. No cure.
Annular Toe Deformities / Chick Deformities
Liver Problems - due to nutritional deficiencies. Due to their longer digestive tract, eclectuses require fresh fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. If this need is ignored, health problems are commonly seen. One symptom of liver problems may be abnormal change in the color of the plumage. For example, feathers that should be green may turn red, or red feathers turn orange or yellow. Please refer to this webpage as an example.
They are susceptible to: Polyoma ... Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease, PBFD, Beak & Feather ... Sarcocystosis
Remember: All diseases associated with the listed symptoms are only SUGGESTED. There could be many other diseases causing those symptoms! Consult an avian vet.
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