Goitre in Budgerigars
Avian Veterinary Handbook. FCE Publication No.120, Jan 1970
Article class: Book Chapter
Animal Type: AvianPublisher: VetLearn Foundation
AbstractGoitre is a relatively common condition of individual pet budgerigars. The clinical condition is characterised by gross enlargement of the thyroids resulting in pressure on the lower oesophagus, trachea and syrinx together with general metabolic signs of thyroxine deficiency.
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