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1

What causes egg drop syndrome?

Adenovirus

2

What are clinical signs of egg drop syndrome?

Poor eggshell quality in healthy birds

3

What is a false layer?

Bird that ovulates normally but yolk is dropped into abd cavity rather than oviduct

4

What causes a false lay?

Obstruction caused by E. coli or Mycoplasma gallisepticum

5

What is egg binding?

Egg lodges in shell gland or vagina

6

What reproduction disease is a medical emergency in pet birds?

Egg binding