- Wet pet food is far worse for climate than dry food, study finds
- Northern elephant seals sleep just two hours a day at sea
Main Topic: Feather issues in birds
We ruffle the feathers this week – literally – with an overview of feather issues in birds. There has been a few previous episodes with discussion about feathers (example Ep. 192 in June 2021 on feather picking) however this week we provide a problem based overview of feather concerns. Let’s fly into it!
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About Our Podcast
The veterinary podcast about veterinary medicine and surgery, current news items of interest, case reports and anecdotes. Wait: It’s not all about veterinary matters! We also discuss other areas we are passionate about, including photography and wildlife. Thanks for joining us – Brendan and Mark.
Our podcast is for veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary nurses/technicians. If you are at pet owner please search elsewhere – there are lots of great podcasts aimed specifically at pet owners.
Any discussion of medical or veterinary matters is of a general nature. Consult a veterinarian with experience in the appropriate field for specific information relating to topics mentioned in our podcast or on our website.