Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease
Avian Veterinary Handbook. FCE Publication No.120, Jan 1970
Article class: Book Chapter
Animal Type: AvianPublisher: VetLearn Foundation
AbstractA syndrome recognized in a number of psittacine species (particularly the Sulphurcrested Cockatoo) which is characterised by feather loss, abnormal feathers and overgrowth and irregularity of the beak. A vlrus, possibly a parvovirus, Is thought to be responsible by inducing a chronic, non-suppurative lesion in the epidermis and feather pulp.
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