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Information on this fungal disease of birds. Description of the fungus and its mode of action, its transmission, symptoms, prevention, treatment and diagnosis.
Avian Disease Fact Sheet
Signs of health and disease in poultry, disease diagnosis, parasites, and nutritional deficiencies. From Virginia State University.
Avian Reovirus Infections
Provides information on the diseases caused by this group of viruses, their diagnosis and prevention.
Bacterial and Viral Diseases
Provides a brief description of the more common diseases of poultry, their symptoms, treatment and control.
Provides information on some common diseases, their symptoms and treatment.
Information from Wikipedia on this important disease that affects chickens, turkeys and other poultry caused by the protozoan parasite Histomonas meleagridis.
Information from Wikipedia on this disease, also called duck viral enteritis, which causes high mortality in ducks.
Eye Disorders of Poultry
Article on ammonia toxicity and other causes of eye problems in the flock.
Factors to Consider in Serologic Testing for Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae
Article by G. D. Butcher, DVM, of the University of Florida Cooperative Extension.
Information on this contagious bacterial disease, also called avian pasteurellosis, caused by Pasteurella multocida, and the diagnostic techniques used for identification of the agent and the treatment.
Fungal Diseases of Poultry
Provides information on these diseases, their symptoms and treatment.
Gallid Herpesvirus 1
Information from Wikipedia on avian infectious laryngotracheitis which is caused by this virus and affects chickens, and sometimes pheasants.
Information from Wikipedia on this parasitic nematode worm which is common in young, domesticated chickens and turkeys.
IB is a disease that mainly affects chickens. Information on the disease, its prevention and control, and the use of vaccines to protect the flock.
Infectious Bronchitis and Its Effect on Egg Production and Egg Quality
Article by Gary D. Butcher and Richard Miles at the University of Florida Cooperative Extension.
Infectious Bursal Disease (Gumboro) in Commercial Broilers
Provides information on this acute and highly contagious viral infection of immature chickens, its symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and control.
Marek's Disease in Chickens
This disease is caused by a herpes virus and is sometimes called fowl paralysis. This article outlines the means of spread, the signs, lesions and prevention.
Mycoplasma Gallisepticum: A Continuing Problem in Commercial Poultry
Article by Gary D. Butcher, DVM of the University of Florida Cooperative Extension.
A New Vaccine Against Enteritidis Salmonella
Javier Ochoa Reparaz undertook research at the University of Navarre into the development of an acellular vaccine against Salmonella enteritidis.
Provides information on the symptoms and treatment of a variety of viral and bacterial diseases.
Poultry: Causes for Fatty Liver Hemorrhagic Syndrome
Provides information on this condition of fowls which is caused by high levels of dietary energy.
Prevention and Control of Fowl Pox in Backyard Chicken Flocks
Article describing the simple precautions that can be taken to avoid this disease.
A Study of Borrelia anserina Infection (Spirochetosis) in Turkeys
Research paper on this subject by Ethel McNeil, W. R. Hinshaw, and R. E. Kissling. [PDF]
Summary of Avian Diseases: Fungal, Nutritional. Tumors, Parasites and Miscellaneous
Veterinary information on a number of diseases including occurrence, signs, morbidity, mortality, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
Salmonella Can Cause Poorer Eggshell Quality
The USDA Agricultural Research Service provides information and news about scientific research. (October 04, 2004)
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