This session is a detailed review of Avian Gastric Yeast infection in Budgerigars. This goes by a number of names including Megabacteria. It causes a variable clinical presentation and flocks have sustained heavy losses due to this fungal infection, both as acute outbreaks and as a chronic disease. Preventative medicine to control this infection is important for all birds. Prevention, treatment and environmental clean-up regimes are covered looking at the most effective measures to put in place.
What Will You Learn?
- You will learn why AGY needs to be controlled in all budgerigars.
- You will learn what signs can be seen with infection.
- You will learn which agents have been used over the years and the current recommendations for the most effective products and how to dose your birds safely.
14. Avian Gastric Yeast
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What have we learned?