No, there is no such test. You will have to rely on the breeder or pet store on how old your bird is.
If you want to test all of your birds but want to save cost, we can pool the samples for you. If the result turns out to be positive, we will have then have to test each sample individually in order to find out which bird is infected. We will not do the individual testing …
- For infectious diseases, it takes 2 business days.
- For profiles, it takes 3 business days.
- For genetic tests, it takes 7-10 business days.
Whole blood in a lavender top EDTA tube is acceptable for all of the infectious disease and genetic tests. Other samples that can be sent are tissue, feathers, feces, and swab, depending on what test you want done.
We are opened Monday-Friday from 9:00am-7:00pm Eastern Standard Time, and Saturday from 10:00am-3:00pm.
You can contact us by one of three methods:
(1) Phone: 416-658-2040 or toll-free: 1-877-371-1551
(2) Fax: 416-658-2042
We are located at the following address:
2175 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M6M 3Z4
You can pay by one of four methods:
(3) Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express)
(4) Money Order
There is a payment section on the submission form where you can fill out the method of payment. Payment is to be sent with the submission form and sample.
As of June 1, 2005, our Customer Appreciation program goes into affect for those of our customers who send a lot of samples. To learn more about it, please read the Customer Appreciation Program at the end of this section.