Pet birds do not need a regular course of vaccinations like other pets but it is advisable to get a health check-up done once a year. Also, if there are any signs of illness, one should immediately consult a veterinarian. In order to make sure that your birds do not contract any disease, one needs to:
The only vaccine available for birds is Polyomavirus, which is given only when there are chances of exposure to other birds. It is given in 2 doses- 1st dose is given as early as 4 weeks of age. Older birds receive 2 vaccines 2 to 4 weeks apart and then 1 booster annually. Both younger and older birds can get polyomavirus through contact with other birds, feces, dander, and aerosolized particles.