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  1. Psittacosis in my house: can I ever get more birds?

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    last night my boyfriend bought up the subject of more birds, which I'd been talking about a lot before I discovered buttercup is carrying psittacosis. My questions is, is it irresponsible to get more birds and have them exposed to psittacosis? My head says yes, and I probably won't get more, but...
  2. To get Psittacosis injections or not

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    This is a long story and might be confusing so brace yourself if you want to go ahead with reading! so buttercup had a test done at one vet and it showed "mild" psittacosis, right? So then the vet told me she'd need treating and so would Darla because she'd likely caught it too. Now this vet...
  3. Psittacosis testing?

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    Hi guys! Question is: What test is done to check for psittacosis and can anyone give me an idea on how expensive it is? I tried calling up all the avian vets in my city but of course they're all closed or the avian vets themselves have left for the day and there's only receptionist who don't...
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