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    How to Deal with Egg Binding in Birds

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      Introduction Egg binding, or dystocia, is a common problem seen in reproductively active hens of all species, although budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) and backyard poultry (Gallus gallus domesticus), are the most commonly presented birds for this problem. The presence of an egg in the coelom has a...
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    Important Advice On Anticoagulant Rodenticide Toxicity

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      Key Points Anticoagulant rodenticides are among the few toxins for which there is a reliable antidote. The clinician must identify the type of rodenticide consumed. Patients who ingested the anticoagulant rodenticide within 3 days of presentation will not yet be bleeding, and can either be started on vitamin K...
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    Acquired Flexural Limb Deformities – A common encounter amongst working equids

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    To give you a better understanding of the cases SPANA vets treat, I have included a short case study on a commonly seen problem in working equids. Acquired flexural limb deformities account for approximately 1/8th (12.5%) of cases presented at our centres, and unlike cases commonly seen in sport horses,...
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