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  • Disabled Chicken Recovering from Surgery in Preparation for Prosthesis
    GRAFTON, Mass. (August 6, 2015)— Clinicians at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University report that Cicely, a five month old chicken, is in stable condition after undergoing surgery on the morning of Wednesday, August 5, to partially amputate a bone which was causing Cicely’s right leg to bend ... read more
  • Blood Storage Study Offers Hope for Sick Birds
    Jennifer Graham led a study that found an effective method for freezing avian red blood cells for bird blood transfusions. ... read more
  • Research points to effective methods of freezing avian red blood cells
    Jennifer Graham led a study that found an effective method for freezing avian red blood cells for bird blood transfusions. This is a Tufts-generated news release. ... read more
  • Research points to effective methods of freezing avian red blood cells
    Long-term blood storage vital to treating birds with anemia, blood loss NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (June 4, 2015)—Birds, like people, can suffer from conditions where a blood transfusion is a necessary life-saving measure. But in many instances, unless an avian donor is readily available, accessing blood is impossible because of the ... read more
  • Skippy
    Having a pet wallaby, an animal similar to a kangaroo but smaller, was a childhood dream for a New Gloucester, Maine man since watching Skippy the kangaroo on TV. But Skippy, his wallaby, developed intestinal problems that not every veterinarian could treat. Fortunately, Dr. Jennifer Graham uncovered the problem and ... read more