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Cardiovascular & Major Organs

Cardiovascular and Organs

This category contains information about poultry diseases and disorders relating to major organs or the cardiovascular system. Examples include acute heart failure and Avian Leukosis.

Cardiovascular & Organ Problems

Articles about skeletal and muscular problems that occur in our poultry.

Avian Leukosis

Avian Leukosis

Whilst we are all very familiar with Marek’s disease causing tumours in chicken flocks, Avian Leukosis disease is another tumour causing virus that can have equally

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Acute Heart Failure

Acute heart failure is commonly called a Heart Attack. This is more common in large fowl that have been bred for size, especially cock birds

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External Problems

External Problems

Feathers, beak, skin, scales, spurs, eyes, comb, nails, legs and wings. Problems such as lameness, feather loss, external parasite infestation, frostbite, blindness, cuts and wounds.

Respiratory Diseases

Respiratory System

Respiratory problems including Avian Influenza, Aspergillosis, Gapeworm, Infectious Bronchitis and Mycoplasma.

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Digestive System

Typical digestive system problems include internal parasites, loss of appetite, swollen crop, bad or sweet-smelling breath, diarrhoea, or messy bottoms.

Reproductive System

Reproductive System

Reproductive system problems include egg-laying problems (but not egg problems) in chickens and other poultry.

Wrinked Egg

Egg Quality

Common quality problems with eggs, such as soft or missing eggshells, wrinkled or misshaped eggs, watery whites, double yolks or blood spots.

Skeletal and Muscular problems

Skeletal, Muscular & Nervous System

Skeletal, muscular and nervous system problems.

Diseases such as Marek’s or Toxoplasmosis.

Cardiovascular and Organs

Cardiovascular & Organs

Diseases and disorders relating to major organs or the cardiovascular system include acute heart failure and Avian Leukosis.

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Every effort has been made to provide accurate information about poultry diseases and illnesses, and it is provided in good faith; however, content on this website is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for veterinary advice. Reliance on any information provided on this website is solely at your own risk.