Seeds and grains should always be stored in dry conditions. Airtight containers are recommended. Fungus and moulds can have a serious impact birds, for example Aflatoxins are carcinogenic and toxic to birds.
It is important to keep your bird feeders and bird baths clean. It is a good idea to clean them each time they are refilled and regularly replace the water in your bird bath.
Garden birds can be particularly susceptible to some diseases such as:
Salmonellosis, Colibacillosis, Yersiniosis, Pasteurellosis, Chlamydiosis, Trichomoniasis, Warts (viral papillomas), Avian pox and Aspergillosis.
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