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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Bird
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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Losing weight rapidly not eating and has yellow poo has had

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losing weight rapidly not eating and has yellow poo has had 4 antibotic needles
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the bird's name and age?
Customer: lucy aged 2
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lucy?
Customer: she did have yellow urates before going down hill and did have cocc last year vet doesn't think this is the case not egg bound
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. We don't have many avian vets on this site. Yellow poo suggests anorexia but not the cause of the anorexia. What was the result of Lucy's vet's physical exam? Were blood tests or a fecal ova and parasite exam performed? Bacterial culture of Lucy's droppings?

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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