Dermatological Diseases of Birds (1380)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Avian
Sunday |  8:00 AM -  8:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||301A



Cheryl Greenacre DABVP-Avian, DABVP-ECM
University of Tennessee

Dr. Cheryl Greenacre is boarded in both Avian Medicine and Exotic Companion Mammal Medicine through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Prior to joining UT in 2001, she held a similar position at the University of Georgia for 10 years, and has been teaching avian and exotic animal medicine to veterinary students, training avian and zoological medicine residents, providing practitioner continuing education, and treating avian and exotic animal patients for over 20 years. She is the Immediate Past-President of the Association of Avian Veterinarians, and recently published a book 'Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery - A Guide for Veterinary Practitioners'.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Dermatological diseases in birds are common and have varying etiologies including non -infectious (gout, vitamin A deficiency, feather picking)and infectious causes (parasitic, bacterial, viral, fungal). Discussion will focus on diagnosing and treating these diseases.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn to recognize and diagnose dermatological diseases in birds

2. Learn to treat various dermatological diseases in birds

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