Poultry

Avian influenza (AI)
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Avian influenza (AI) is a highly contagious viral infection that may cause up to 100% mortality in domestic chickens or turkeys. The disease is caused by a virus that belongs to the family Orthomyxoviridae. Influenza viruses have two surface proteins,...
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Fowl Pox
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Fowl pox is a relatively slow-spreading viral infection that affects most bird species, including all commercial forms of poultry. It occurs in both a wet and dry form. The wet form is characterized by plaques in the mouth and upper...
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Egg drop syndrome
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Egg drop syndrome (EDS) is caused by a viral infection in laying hens. It is characterized by the production of soft-shelled and shell-less eggs in apparently healthy birds and leads to a sudden drop (10-40%) in recorded egg production or...
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Coccidiosis
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coccidiosis is one of the most common and economically important diseases of chickens worldwide. It is caused by a parasitic organism that damages the host intestinal system, causing loss of production, morbidity, and deathThis disease has a major economic impact...
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Parasitic worms
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All birds are naturally subject to infection by parasitic worms or Helminths. The majority of Helminths infect the digestive tract but some are also found in other organs, such as the brain, trachea, and eye. Not all Helminth infections cause...
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Newcastle Disease
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Newcastle Disease is a highly contagious viral infection that affects many species of domestic and wild birds to varying degrees. Domestic fowl, turkeys, pigeons, and parrots are most susceptible while a mild form of the disease affects ducks, geese, pheasants,...
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