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Novice bird owners should not use this information. There is a very fine line between mild concern and over reaction. Until you know your bird like the back of your own hand, this information may only scare you. You must know your bird; what is normal pertaining to behavior, droppings, water & food intake, etc., and what is not in order to diagnose your pet birds. Once you have a good handle on what is normal, these pages will come in handy.
As with our Microscopy pages, we will not mince words here. There are things on these pages you must accept, and some of them are not pretty. We only share facts proven and documented through years of diagnostic research. We're not in the habit of blowing smoke up folks' skirts and will be speaking very plainly here. If you have sensitive feelings, pass these pages by.
Use these links or the links from the navigation bar to read about flock diagnostics.
OBSERVATION IS KEY
BASELINES ARE A MUST
WHAT'S NORMAL VS ABNORMAL
HOW WATER INTAKE IS RELATED TO HEALTH
DESCRIBING YOUR SICK BIRD
SMALL CHANGES MAY MEAN BIG PROBLEMS
USING PHOTOGRAPHY AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL
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