budgie with articular gout

A budgie suffering from non-specific kidney disease has developed secondary gout deposits in the joints of the lower leg and foot.

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  1. Anderl Mayer

    Dear sir/madam,
    My budgie has an ilness for more than a month, finally I saw the picture on this website and now I believe that my budgie probably has articulate goat. For last 4days his legs are just like the picture shown in your page. I have shown him to 2 veterinarians, they could not determine him illness.i do not know what to do, please show me a way,
    Thank you very much.

    • spotdvm


      If you bird truly has gout, please consult with your veterinarian about treatment. If your veterinarian is not familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of gout and kidney disease, then please ak him or her to consult with a bird specialist veterinarian.


      Scott Echols, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian)


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