Chlamydiosis in Birds


A Bourke Parrot with conjunctivitis caused by Chlamydiosis Avian Chlamydiosis | Psittacosis Psittacosis or Chlamydiosis. Psittacosis (also called chlamydiosis or chlamydophilosis) is a bird disease that can, on rare occasions, be transmitted to humans. In birds, it typically causes respiratory and/or liver problems or gastrointestinal upsets and can cause death. In humans it can cause…

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Chickens: Chronic Respiratory Disease (CRD)

Chicken Respiratory Disease (CRD)

What is Chronic Respiratory Disease in Chickens? CRD is one of the most common causes of disease in backyard hens seen at the chicken vet. Classic Chronic respiratory disease (CRD) occurs when chickens and turkeys that are infected with Mycoplasma gallisepticum are stressed. The bacteria then causes Respiratory disease. Mycoplasma gallisepticum is contagious and can…

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