Metal poisoning in parrots

Kenneth Morgan7:24 AM (8 hours ago) 
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Unfortunately heavy metals can cause poisoning if it is ingested and it is often seen in captive parrots. And despite how safe we happen to be, you’ll find your parrot is still able to get sick from metal poisoning by swallowing or chewing something they should not . You should be aware that this can be happening and be aware of where metals are situated around our house.
Zinc poisoning causes depression, pour appetite,also dark green droppings and in some cases vomiting.Most wire mesh that people use when building homes for their parrots is coated with zinc and may cause poisoning if the parrots chew it.

Led poisoning causes vomiting and blood in droppings.
Copper causes poisoning also depression and vomiting.
Corrosion resistant stainless ste...

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