Avian Treatment Calculator

Bird Treatment Calculator

Enter Information:

1) Body Weight*:
(In Kilograms) Convert Ounces or Grams to Kilograms
* required

2) Bird Type: * required

3) Calories per gram of diet:
(see references at right)
* required

4) Amount bird is eating per feeding:
In grams. If left blank, intake per feeding will be calculated at 5% of body weight.

5) Physical Condition:

6) Dehydration level:
not required
Click here to determine deyhdration level


Feedings This will require a total of daily Kcal. A total of kCals are provided per 0gm feeding.
(kCal based on Basal Metabolic Rate * (kg)) X (MER of 1.5) with adjustments for physical condition.
1Standard Metabolism Comparisons Between Orders Of Birds; J H Zar
2Avian Medicine; Tully, Dorrestein, Lawton, 2000

In order to meet its daily caloric requirements, this bird will require 0 feedings per day, with feedings occuring every 0 hours (based on a 14 hour feeding schedule).

Daily Maintenance Fluid Requirements = ml (Handfed babies should be receiving all their fluids from their diet) (Based on 50 ml/kg/day)
Treatment for shock

Fluids for shock = cc (Based on 20 ml/kg/hour)
Maximum hourly SQ Fluids per Administration = 0cc (Based on 10% of body weight)
Dexamethasone = mg (Based on 4 mg/kg. This dose must be divided by the strength of the medication)
Treatment for dehydration

This bird will require 0cc of additional fluids to correct a 0% dehydration level. 0cc should be administered on the first day in addition to normal maintenance fluid requirements.
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