Take blood from a bird is a tricky operation

The amount of blood to be collected remains minimal, less than 20 microliter.


Cut the nail

Cut the nail millimeter by millimeter and allow a drop of blood to flow on the paper.


Allow the drop of blood to dry completely on the paper.


Place the sample in a small plastic bag, such as a freezer bag.

We recommend that the sample be taken by a veterinarian. If the bird bleeds a little bit, you can apply a coagulant like hydrogen peroxide or aluspray available in your pharmacy or veterinarian.