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Title: A Report on Status of Love Bird in Bangladesh, Khulshi, Chittagong
Authors: Akter, Nasima
Keywords: Photography, Interviewing people, Species, Phenotypic ovservation etc
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: A clinical report presented in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, CHITTAGONG VETERINARY AND ANIMAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY, KHULSHI, CHITTAGONG-4225
Abstract: The study on common characteristics of Love birds was conducted during the period of September to November, 2015 at the different area of Bangladesh.This study was conducted to analyze present status and common characteristics of Love bird. The aim of the study was to know variety of Love bird, health status and behavioral and reproductive characteristics of Love bird. The method of this study includes phenotypic observation of Love bird through photography, collection of information from internet, interviewing people. Love birds are so loved by common people. The love birds are native to Africa and Madagascar. There are 9 species of love bird in the world whereas,only 5 species such as Peace faced (Agapornis roseicollis),Black winged (Agapornis taranta), Fischer’s (Agapornis fischeri), Lilian’s (Agapornis lilianae), Masked (Agapornis personatus) love bird available in Bangladesh. As an adult, Love bird mostly feeds on formulated diets, seeds, Fruits and Vegetables, Vitamins Supplements etc. Feed requirement of lovebird 1/2 to 2 ounces (45-60 grams) of feed daily for a single bird. The normal body temperature ranges between 101-108⁰F, respiration rate 40-45 per minute, heart rate 350-450 per minute. A temperature of 99⁰F-101⁰F that ideal heat for egg to incubate. Love bird attains sexual maturity at the ages of 5-6 months. Females are slightly larger than males in case of Dimorphic birds. The love bird is monogamous. At ten month old, they starts their courtship, sexually active until age 13.. The male usually regurgitates to feed the female on the nest before they mate. Each clutch usually contains between 4 and 6 eggs which are bluish in color. The cock also helps to incubate, but spends much of his time guarding the nest box entrance. Young chicks leave nest at about 38-50 days. The young are independent at 14 days after leaving nest. Common diseased are Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease, Polyoma Virus Infection, yeast infections (Candidiasis), Avian Pox Virus Infection, bacterial infections, internal parasites, mites, ticks, egg binding, intestinal influenza, coccidiosis, respiratory ailments, and diarrhea.. Common drugs used in SAQTVH, CVASU are Renamox powder, Enroflox, Civox vet, Doxy-A vet, Sulfatrim pow, Sumit vet pow, Furidon-vet, Cosomix plus, Coliprim pow, Denaguard, piper vet, Vit AD3E etc.
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