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Education Courses Biology and medicine of exotic birds

Biology and medicine of exotic birds

Language
English
Nature
optional B
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
4
Semester in the curriculum
2
Credits
3
Lectures
25
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

Prerequisite: Pathology II.

Responsible teacher: Dr. János Gál

In the frame of the course the students will be informed about the biology, captive care and medication of the most frequently kept exotic bird species. During the lessons the subject contains the infectious and non-infectious common diseases and symptoms, including the possibilities of the diagnostic and therapeutic methods of the daily praxis.

Lectures theme

 

Topics

1

Anatomy and physiology of exotic birds

2

Biology and keeping of aquatic birds

3

Biology and keeping of pigeons and finch

4

Biology and keeping of parrots

5

Biology and keeping of pheasants, quails and partridge

6

Diagnostic methods in exotic bird praxis

7

Common skin and feather lesion in exotic birds

8

Important enteric diseases in exotic birds

9

Lesions of respiratory tract

10

Diseases of skeleton and muscles system

11

Diseases of kidney

12

Disease of central nervous system, endocrine glands and sensory organs

13

Lesion of genital tract. Diseases in the eggs

Exam information

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