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Colisepticaemia in Broiler: Prevalence and Pathology



Q.A. Shah , N.M. Soomro and S.N. Tunio
 
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The studies were carried out to record the prevalence and pathology in different age groups of broiler. The clinical symptoms observed were dullness and depression with elevated body temperature, loss of appetite and diarrhoea. Gross pathological lesions indicated clotted blood beneath the heart, caseous exudate in air sacs, fibrinous pericarditis and perihepatitis. The rate of infection varied with age as 3.11, 6.74, 20.18, 29.63, 18.16 and 22.18 % in group B, C, D, E, F and G respectively. No lesion was observed in group A.

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Q.A. Shah , N.M. Soomro and S.N. Tunio , 2003. Colisepticaemia in Broiler: Prevalence and Pathology. Journal of Biological Sciences, 3: 287-290.

DOI: 10.3923/jbs.2003.287.290

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jbs.2003.287.290

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