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Nutrition of Birds
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No ! Trimming
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Woodpecker Red Breasted Merganser Bananaquit Troupial Parakeet Nuthatch Myzomela = Honey eater Hemignathus = Hawaiian Honeycreepers Loon Common teal Collared Aracari Sooty Shearwater Cape May Warbler Cassin’s Finch Kestrel Anhinga
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Most birds do not have a____________________. Cannot drink with their head down. Cannot create ________________ pressure - so have to raise their head and let gravity do the work. All birds have a slit in the middle of their hard palate (cleft palate) which communicates with the nasal cavity = _______________ or ________________________SLIT. Pigeons have a __________ palate and can close the choanal slit and can drink, with their head down. Tongue - Very Diverse
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Great Cormorant Griffon Vulture Peafowl, chicken, turkey Pigeons, doves Budgerigar
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Crop : Incredibly common, crop ______ are caused by feeding formula that is too . Caretakers often do not realize the damage until days later, when the burn inside the crop fistulates, forming an opening to the outside - in other words, the crop is burned clear through to the outside of the bird's body. This condition will lead to serious bacterial and fungal complications if not dealt with swiftly by a competent avian .
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Great Cormorant Grey Heron Little Blue Penguin Little Owl Great Crested Grebe Gull Orange winged parrot Ostrich Parkinson’s petrel Peafowl O = Esophagus Pr = Proventriculus V = Gizzard D = Duodenum
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Most birds, especially the ___________eaters consume stones and pebbles ( ) which lodge in the______________. This grit grinds ____________ seeds and other feed materials for easier digestion. ______________________usually do not consume grit.
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- in - oral of indigestible materials - feathers, bones, hair, fur, etc. Is different from vomiting or regurgitation in Ruminants. The materials are compacted to a _____________ - antiperistalsis in the esophagus - no contraction of abdominal muscles. Seems to be regulated by the absence of any in the bolus . Amino acids and Lipids inhibit egestion in owls. In red tail hawks, seems to be a __________________- bird goes thru the motions even if fasted
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An enormous variety of birds as companion animals – only fish have a greater variety of species. Therefore, there are a greater variety of nutrient requirements. Birds have a __________ _________of metabolism and need food and water present at all times. Transit time for food passage is in the bird – never more than . For budgies and finches, it may be as short as ___ hours (will vary with the type of food and amount eaten).
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Most pet bird diets and bird food mixes consist of . Two types of seeds. 1. seeds – millet, corn, dehusked oat kernels, canary seed, wheat, milo 2. seeds – sunflower, peanuts, safflower, pine nuts, rape, niger, maw (poppy), linseed Make sure seeds are clean and free of . Peanuts, shelled and unshelled should be examined for _______– has toxins that will damage _________and kill your bird. Pet birds are not chickens or domestic poultry and generally are fed quite differently from them. Why?
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