How to nurse the avian patient

This article provides an overview of the basic requirements for hospitalising and treating avian patients. These include species-specific considerations, transmissible disease considerations and insight into how to reduce stress in hospitalised birds. Proper handling techniques are discussed along with a brief overview of drug and fluid administration.

Ashton Hollwarth -

Stacey Vickery -

Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)