In a survey of the causes of mortality and morbidity in exhibition budgerigars from 1984 to 1995, 1525 birds were examined post mortem. Megabacteriosis was the most common disease and trichomoniasis, enteritis, pneumonia, hepatitis and a degenerative disease of the gizzard lining were also common. A wide variety of less common diseases was also found.
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