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Definition: New Castles Disease is a zoonotic virus that can affect both birds and people. While more commonly seen in wild birds, New Castles Disease can also affect parrots and other pet bird species.

New Castles Disease is transmitted through oral and fecal fluids. Common symptoms of New Castles Disease in birds include seizures, impaired respiratory function, and abnormal postures associated with neurological problems.

If you suspect that your bird could have New Castles Disease, seek immediate veterinary attention as this disease can be fatal.
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While New Castles Disease in parrots is rare, it can occur and has in many instances.
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