Soil and mud

Summary Information

Classification Physical / Substrate, Space, Physical Force & Predation / Type:

(This physical factors section is currently used in Wildpro predominantly to link different data types and demonstrate inter-relationships. It does not contain detailed information on the physical factor itself.)

Synonyms --
  • Soil and mud may act externally, causing damage to the physical structure of feathers (and thereby affecting waterproofing and insulation) and to skin.
  • Soil or mud may also become trapped under leg rings, with resultant trauma to the leg.
  • Ingested soil and sand may be associated with impactions.
Directly associated diseases entered into Wildpro

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