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Gizzard and proventricular lesions before & after hatch

Day-old chicks have been found to have confluent haemorrhages and erosions in the mucosal lining of their gizzard. Often affected birds did not recover and had to be culled. What is it and what can be done?

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 21 number 3. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: hatchery, proventricular, lesions, chicks, haemorrhages, gizzard, disease, health


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