Tag: birds

Tabatha Regehr, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Farm fresh eggs have long since been a staple on the family farm, but in recent years there has been an explosion if the popularity in back yard poultry flocks. Communities across the country are permitting small flocks of birds in residential communities and within…

Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is dying in our wetlands, plains and uplands on a daily basis. The issue is lead in the environment. This heavy metal is highly toxic to birds and is killing our nation’s carnivorous birds, water fowl, and ground dwelling birds at…