Ringworm in Birds

by Tim
(State College, PA)

Can a conure get ringworm from humans and/or mammals?

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Apr 30, 2017
Birds can DEFINITELY have ringworm
by: Anonymous

My Pigeon, an Egyption Swift, DEFINITE
LY has ringworm, we are treating him and they are now seen in his stool.

May 03, 2015
Ringworm is not a parasite
by: Anonymous

Ringworm is a fungal infection!

Mar 06, 2015
Ringworm is a Fungus
by: Paula

The term "ringworm" is a misnomer...The infection is actually caused by several species of fungi and not a parasitic worm.

Mar 19, 2014
Thank you
by: Parham.m

Thanks a lot :)
Good luck

Aug 26, 2009
No ringworm in birds
by: The Vet

I have never seen a case of ringworm in birds, so no, I don't think birds can contract this.

Dr B

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