Imagine...A large family of Air Sac Bird Mites crawling around in your nostrils.
Pleasant? Well, Air Sac Bird Mites may be invading the airways of your
canary bird right now...
Air Sac Mites can be devastating to your canary or
other pet bird. In a severe infestation these blood suckers
will take up residence in your bird's
Air Sac Mites can get so numerous they'll kill your
pet bird. Use good canary care and watch for these...
In a mild case your canary might...
--lose luster in feathers
--sit puffed up
In severe cases you'll see...
--coughing and sneezing
--tail bobbing up and down
Eventually death by suffocation--complete blockage
of the air passages--will overtake your pet bird.
Not pleasant...and can you imagine having a family
of mites living and crawling around in you nostrils? YIKES!
That can't feel good. Makes me itch just thinking about it.
Usually, symptoms such as repeated sneezing and clicking sounds
will tell you that your canary has an
infestation of Air Sac Bird Mites.
So, make sure you're watching your canary's body language for any sign of a problem.
other diseases that may cause these symptoms too like bacterial and fungal respiratory infections...so...
If possible see a vet. He can do a tracheal
swab to see what's in there...then treat accordingly.
You may decide to take matters into your own hands as most breeders do.
SCATT is a liquid solution
containing moxidectin which attacks the nervous system of the bird
mites but is harmless to your canary.
Just a drop on your birds skin will virtually
eradicate any mite or lice that is feeding on your canary's blood.
Although, bird mites can be fatal if ignored...this
disease is easily treated.
My experience is that 80% of the time when a canary is sneezing or clicking or breathing heavy, it's caused by Air Sac Mites.
Get some SCATT
today. If your pet canary is
showing symptoms just follow the directions on the bottle.
Treat your canary every three months whether he is
showing symptoms or not to keep him happy, healthy, and mite free.
I speak from experience...
SCATT has kept my aviary and canary friends
completely free of bird mites.
SCATT is a very good value-->A little bit goes a
long way. One bottle will probably last several years if you
have just one or two birds.
In addition to air sac mites there are scaly leg and face mites, red mites, and others.
Have you read about Scaly Leg and Face Mites yet? Please do...these
pests can do terrible things to your canary...click
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