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*  Chicken as food
... which determines how fast heat can enter the bird). For a fast method of cooking, such as frying, a small bird is appropriate: ... mad cow disease). Modern varieties of chicken such as the Cornish Cross, are bred specifically for meat production, with an ... As the size increases, the volume (which determines how much heat must enter the bird for it to be cooked) increases faster ... The USDA is currently allowing some abattoirs to process at unlimited line speeds (i.e. in excess of 140 birds/minute), further ...
*  Domestic goose
Angel Wing - A disease common in geese. Domestic duck List of goose breeds Roast goose Buckland, R., & Guy, G. (2002). Goose ... Changes to the plumage are variable; many have been selected to lose dark brown tones of the wild bird. The result is an animal ... Handbook of Birds of the World Vol. 1: 581. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-10-5 "Geese, the unbridable watchdog". Food ... giving a fat rear and forcing the bird into a more upright posture. Although their heavy weight affects their ability to fly, ...
*  Beak
ISBN 1-84593-541-1. "Bird Beaks: Anatomy, Care, and Diseases". Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith. ... In bird anatomy, the gape is the interior of the open mouth of a bird, and the gape flange is the region where the two ... In diving birds, the operculum keeps water out of the nasal cavity; when the birds dive, the impact force of the water closes ... Granivorous (seed-eating) birds, for example, have ridges in their tomia, which help the bird to slice through a seed's outer ...
*  Plumage
176-177, 181 See Australian Bird and Bat Banding Studies Buckley, P.A. 1982. Avian Genetics. In: Petrak, M. (ed.). Diseases of ... A bird that is naturally white, such as a swan, goose, or egret, is not an albino, nor is a bird that has seasonally ... "Painted Bunting - Introduction - Birds of North America Online". bna.birds.cornell.edu. "Galapagos plumology". darwinfoundation ... A completely albino bird is the most rare. The eyes in this case are pink or red, because blood shows through in the absence of ...
*  Feather-plucking
This is not recommended since it does not address the real reason why the bird is picking feathers. Abnormal behaviour of birds ... reproductive disease, systemic illness (in particular liver and renal disease), hypocalcaemia, psittacine beak and feather ... These birds may not deal well with a solitary lifestyle. Deprivation of a social or sexual partner may lead to 'separation ... Birds in captivity are usually given energy-dense, readily available food that is consumed rapidly, whereas in the wild they ...
*  Bird fancier's lung
Bird hobbyists and pet store workers may also be at risk. This disease is an inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs. Initial ... BFL symptoms improve in the absence of the bird proteins which caused the disease. Therefore, it is advisable to remove all ... Bird fancier's lung is a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by bird droppings. The lungs become inflamed with ... Bird fancier's lung (BFL), also called bird-breeder's lung and pigeon-breeder's lung, is a subset of hypersensitivity ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Birds: Conditions and Diseases
Monitoring bird droppings can help identify illness in a bird. By Birds n Ways. ... Reasons why a parrot develops fatty liver disease and what can be done to prevent it. From Winged Wisdom Pet Bird Magazine. ... Dealing With Vitamin A Deficiency in Birds Describes the most common preventable avian disease, hypovitaminosis A, which ... Offers testing for many avian diseases affecting all kinds of birds. Including DNA sexing. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Birds: Conditions and Diseases: Poisoning
Birds are susceptible to a wide range of toxic substances which can injure or kill birds either by ingestion (eating) or ... Birds are susceptible to a wide range of toxic substances which can injure or kill birds either by ingestion (eating) or ... Vet describes PTFE toxicity in birds, which is often fatal, caused by cookware and parts made with teflon or a non stick ... Provides information on household products that may harm your parrot or other pet bird. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Birds: Conditions and Diseases: Reproductive Disorders
Specific diseases or conditions affecting the reproductive system of birds. ... Describes this dangerous condition in certain bird species that can result in death if not treated. From Atlantic Coast ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Birds: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases
An infectious disease is one capable of producing disease or of producing an infection. ... a disease that affects House Finches and other wild bird species in the United States and Canada. Describes the disease and how ... Merck Veterinary Manual: Caged Birds Provides an index to a variety of avian diseases such as bacterial, mycotic, parasitic, ... Factsheet on this disease of wetland birds caused by the bacterium Pasteurella multocida. [PDF] ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Birds: Conditions and Diseases: Skin and Feather Disorders
There are a number of disorders and disease that can affect birds skin and feathers. Some which can be inherited, contracted, ... Common Skin and Feather Disorders in Pet Birds Part I Many diseases and disorders can affect your birds skin and feathers, ... There are a number of disorders and disease that can affect birds skin and feathers. Some which can be inherited, contracted, ... and internal organ disease in relation to this behavioral problem in birds. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Birds: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Newcastle Disease
... a contagious disease of poultry and wild birds caused by the virus NDV. ... This category is for sites about Newcastle Disease, ... Health Animal Birds Conditions and Diseases Infectious Diseases ... Exotic Newcastle Disease Information on this contagious and fatal viral disease of birds, the signs to recognize and how the ... Newcastle Disease NDV is an acute, rapidly-spreading virus disease that affects poultry and other birds. This article explains ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Birds: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Proventricular Dilatation Disease
... is a wasting type disease that can affect and is fatal in captive and free-ranging birds; especially young birds. This disease ... This disease is thought to be caused by a virus and can be passed on to other birds, but not humans. It is also known as ... Proventricular Dilatation Syndrome, Neuropathic Gastric Dilatation, or Macaw Wasting Disease. ... Health Animal Birds Conditions and Diseases Infectious Diseases Proventricular Dilatation Disease 6 ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Birds: Poultry: Conditions and Diseases
Avian Disease Fact Sheet Signs of health and disease in poultry, disease diagnosis, parasites, and nutritional deficiencies. ... Marek's Disease in Chickens This disease is caused by a herpes virus and is sometimes called fowl paralysis. This article ... Information on this fungal disease of birds. Description of the fungus and its mode of action, its transmission, symptoms, ... Bacterial and Viral Diseases Provides a brief description of the more common diseases of poultry, their symptoms, treatment and ...
*  Alphitobius diaperinus
It spreads more than 30 bird diseases. It transmits animal viruses such as rotavirus, the turkey coronavirus, the chicken ... When it lives in bird housing it may infest and consume dying birds, especially chicks. It was also once observed inhabiting ... The beetles consume the birds' feed and irritate the birds by biting them. Other insect residents of poultry housing include ... viruses that cause Marek's disease and infectious bursal disease, and the viruses that cause Newcastle disease, avian influenza ...
*  Trichomonas gallinae
Bird diseases such as trichomoniasis rarely, if ever, affect people; but it is sensible to take care when handling bird feeders ... Adult birds, which do not show signs of disease, may carry the infection for a year or more and are a constant source of ... The disease in pigeons is commonly called canker. The same condition in birds of prey is called frounce. It is believed to be ... The disease varies from a mild condition to a rapidly fatal one with death in 4-18 days post infection. In young birds, the ...
*  Newcastle disease
... is a contagious viral bird disease affecting many domestic and wild avian species; it is transmissible to ... NDV is spread primarily through direct contact between healthy birds and the bodily discharges of infected birds. The disease ... "Newcastle Disease" [2] Full description of the disease Erich Traub Plum Island Animal Disease Center Species Profile-Exotic ... High concentrations of the NDV are found in birds' bodily discharges; therefore, the disease can be spread easily by mechanical ...
*  Hyperoxaluria
It is sometimes called Bird's disease, after Golding Bird, who first described the condition. Type I (PH1) is associated with ... PH1 is also an example of a protein mistargeting disease, wherein AGXT shows a trafficking defect: instead of being trafficked ... A favorable outcome is more likely if a kidney transplant is complemented by a liver transplant, given the disease originates ... kidney transplantation once the disease has already reached mature or terminal stages. However, through genomics and proteomics ...
*  Birdman of Alcatraz (film)
As the years pass, Stroud becomes an expert on bird diseases and even publishes a book on the subject. His writings are so ... In spite of the title, much of the action is set at Leavenworth Prison, where Stroud was jailed with his birds. When moved to ... Before long, Stroud has built up a collection of birds and cages. When they fall ill, he conducts experiments and comes up with ... During the move, he meets several reporters and displays a range of knowledge on more than just birds, such as the technical ...
*  ʻApapane
"Avian pox (Poxvirus avium)". Mortality Threats to Birds - Disease Pathogens. American Bird Conservancy. Retrieved 2009-03-15. ... ʻapapane will be chased away from flowers by more aggressive competing birds such as the ʻakohekohe and ʻiʻiwi. The bird is ... Birds infected with fowlpox are more at risk to be infected with malaria. It is believed that at least a small portion of the ... These birds are mainly found in koa (Acacia koa) and ʻōhiʻa lehua forests where the flower count is high. Although primarily ...
*  Panzootic
Newcastle disease is a contagious bird disease affecting many domestic and wild avian species. The disease is contagious ... "Prevalence of Newcastle disease virus and infectious bronchitis virus in avian influenza negative birds from live bird markets ... Newcastle disease spreads quickly among birds kept in captivity, such as commercially raised chickens. Symptoms include ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Enzootic Epizootic ...
*  Bird extinction
The most common disease affecting birds is Salmonellosis, which originates from the Latin name of salmonella. Infected birds ... Each species of birds carries defense mechanisms like resistances and the ability to fight disease. With the changing climate ... These bird species are becoming more susceptible to disease, which results to the downfall of extinction. ... Human activity is the greatest cause of bird extinction around the world. The top human causes of bird extinction involve: the ...
*  Incapacitating agent
"Bird Disease Studies" at Penn State. An agents purchase of a copy of the book Birds of Britain, Europe, is recorded as part of ... Sampling of native migratory organisms with a focus on birds provided to researchers the natural habitat of disease causing ... Research on new agents tended to concentrate on viral and rickettsial diseases. A whole range of exotic virus diseases ... The "bird cruises" were subsequently found to be a U.S. Army cover for the prelude to chemical, biological, and entomological ...
*  Egg drop
... , an episode of the television series Modern Family Egg drop syndrome or EDS, a bird disease caused by an avian ...
*  Golding Bird
In 1842, Bird became the first to describe oxaluria, sometimes called Bird's disease, which is caused by an excess of oxalate ... The animals all survived, but the birds died. Bird investigated the bird deaths and analysed the bodies, finding small amounts ... Diagnosed with heart disease by his brother in 1848 or 1849, Bird was forced to stop work. By 1850, however, he was again ... Bird was the first to recognise that urinary casts are an indication of Bright's disease. Casts were first discovered by Henry ...
*  Peoples State Forest Trails
Parasitic deer ticks (which are known to carry Lyme disease) are a potential hazard. The trail is adjacent to, or is on lands ... Site-specific activities enjoyed along the route include bird watching, hunting (very limited), fishing, horseback riding, ...
*  Canarypox
Healthy birds are at increased risk of acquiring the disease through existing wounds or scabs when in close contact with ... "The Different Pox Diseases in Birds". PetCareTips. Retrieved 22 March 2012. "Canary Pox Health". Pet Health. Retrieved 22 March ... Canarypox virus (CNPV) is an Avipoxvirus and etiologic agent of canarypox, a disease of wild and captive birds that can cause ... Canarypox, together with avian malaria, are the most devastating diseases for birds on the island of Hawaii and surrounding ...