Coccidiosis - can become drug resistant Prevention : keep...

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protozoan parasite causes significant economic losses in the poultry industry not zoonotic Transmitted : - oral-fecal - fomites Symptoms : - severe bloody diarrhea - inflammation of the ceca - weight loss – paleness - depression - dead birds Treatment : anti-coccidial drugs in feed
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Unformatted text preview: can become drug resistant Prevention : keep chicks away from droppings wire nets dry and clean litter avoid overcrowding biosecurity avoid tracking in of parasites necropsy of dead birds can tell the species COCCIDIOSIS...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course AVS 332 taught by Professor Launer during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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