Avian disease killing UK Birds

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Subject: Avian disease killing UK Birds
From: "Peter Shute (NUW)" <>
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 11:28:09 +1000
On Friday, October 13, 2006 10:57 AM Denise Goodfellow wrote:

Do you know is this
is the same condition as one called "cheesy mouth"?  I
found several whistling kites with this condition some years ago, and
is what the vets called the disease.

I don't know, but it sounds like a good description of what it looks like in pigeons. Although if I was thinking up names I might call it cheesy throat. Perhaps it spreads further up into the mouth in raptors.

It could just be what that particular vet calls it.

Peter Shute

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