sick gang gang

To: Chris Davey <>
Subject: sick gang gang
From: Marg <>
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2011 22:28:58 +1000
As far as I know beak & feather is spread by contact with the feather dander 
either in the nest or in groups preening one another.  Once the parrot has the 
disease new feathers being replaced after moult grow abnormally.  Yes, it is a 
virus and I think may also be present in faeces.

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On 03/06/2011, at 22:18, "Chris Davey" <> wrote:

> To my knowledge this is possibly the first case of Beak and Feather in a 
> Gang-gang.  Am I correct?
> I was under the impression that it was thought that the disease was spread in 
> the nesting hollow, not at feeding tables.
> Chris

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