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Bird Term Of The Day: Bumblefoot

Definitions of words used by pet bird enthusiasts with the pet bird slant.

Tips to prevent bumblefoot
By Cioli & Hunnicutt/Bowtie Studio/Courtesy Omar's Exotic Birds
Have a variety of perches in your pet bird's cage to prevent bumblefoot.

Bumblefoot: (noun) A condition involving the bird’s foot, which may consist of pressure sores, inflammation or infection.

Learn about perfect perching here.

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Interesting
C, TN, TN
Posted: 4/27/2011 12:18:58 PM
Never heard of this word!
valerie, glen oaks, NY
Posted: 8/14/2010 11:23:37 AM
Ah...poor birdies!
joan, franklin square, NY
Posted: 8/14/2010 11:20:56 AM
very good to know
Brittany, Bozrah, CT
Posted: 8/14/2010 4:17:27 AM
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