Melbourne Chicken Vet : Sick Laying hens are well cared for at the poultry vet. There are outdoor enclosed chicken runs. Notice Avian vet Nurse Priscilla keeping a watchful eye on the chicken vet patients from a distance.
Melbourne Bird Vet sees many interesting avian cases. Being one of the only Specialist Avian clinics in Victoria , Melbourne Bird Vets see a large avian case load. Our Chicken vet services include School visits. The Vets educate the students about Chicken Veterinary concerns and ensure heath of the backyard school hens. We also supply poultry medication that is registered for egg laying birds – and there is no egg withholding time.
Lorikeet at Melbourne Bird Veterinary hospital – how sad that people still shoot birds in nature for recreation purposes only.
Chick leg fracture are common at our bird vet clinic – Chick leg malformations need to be treated by avian vets as soon as possibly. The chick leg Bone “bending” and fractures need to be addresses quickly as the chick grows rapidly and so do the bones and tendons. This chick has both legs re broken and splinted in place by an Avian Veterinarian. The chick is in a makeshift”wheelchair” support. After 9 days the bird has made a good recovery. Ecclectus parrot at the Avian veterinarain for Melbourne with a plastic hook caught behind the tongue
Avian Veterinary Surgery – This Galah body bandage was placed after surgery to protect the wound and prevent the bird pet from biting at the wound, The Melbourne Bird Vet body bandage is really comfortable and most birds tolerate it really well. Used frequently by Bird specialist Dr Pat. Turkey Veterinary therapy – with a turkey sinus infection or chronic Turkey respiratory disease. This long standing turkey disease affects the sinus around the eyes and nose. Under local anesthesia the sinus was opened and the materiel removed and flushed. Antibiotics where placed onto the infected area. Both nose drops and eye drops were used as they would reach the infected area.