The diseases I see most frequently in adult hens are egg-binding
, neoplasia, and bacterial infections.
Fatal egg-binding affected two first-time-laying California quail females.
Affected birds N Probable cause of death 1-we-o Callipepla chicks 09 Starvation 1-we-o Leiothrix chicks 03 Starvation Callipepla californica # 04 Secondary to Eucoleus contortus parasitism Callipepla californica # 01 Fatal acute toxoplasmosis Leiothrix lutea 01 Gizzard obstruction, Acuaria spiralis Leiothrix lutea 02 Multiple weakness, aged birds Leiothrix lutea 01 Hypothermia, aged bird Callipepla californica 02 Egg-binding Tauraco Livingstonii 01 Predation Leiothrix lutea 01 Anaphylaxis, Hemiptera sting Leiothrix lutea 01 Conspecific traumatism Polyplectron 01 Intestinal obstruction bicalcaratum # Polyplectron emphanum # 01 Aspiration pneumonia # newly acquired.
However, if she becomes really lethargic take her to your vet immediately, as she could be suffering from a condition called egg-binding
However, if she becomes really lethargic you should take your budgie to your vet immediately, as she could be suffering from a condition called egg-binding
Certain egg-binding proteins located on the surface of the plasma membrane of sperm have been shown to interact with proteins located on the zona pellucida.
As described in the previous section, capacitation appears to involve the unmasking of an egg-binding protein located on the plasma membrane of the sperm.
The identity of the egg-binding protein on the sperm membrane remains elusive.
In addition, once a sperm binds to the zona pellucida, ZP3 molecules are altered in a way that renders them unable to interact with egg-binding proteins.
I use analgesics before and after surgery, and with trauma, egg-binding, gastrointestinal stasis in rabbits, dental disease in small mammals, and chronic arthritis.
There are numerous situations in which I use analgesia, including surgeries (both before and after surgery), egg-binding, rabbit gastrointestinal motility disorder, rabbit and rodent dental disease, fractures, and trauma.
Further investigation into causes of egg-binding
diseases, such as nutritional hypocalcemia, metritis, or age-related disease (eg, neoplasia), is indicated.