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Colibacilosis, a scary and economically devastating disease

Published on: 07/31/2021
Author/s : PlusVet Animal Health

With this post, a general introduction to the disease, we start a series of articles about avian colibacillosis. Colibacilosis is one of the most common infectious bacterial diseases in the poultry industry and one of the main causes of economic loses. Such losses are caused by increased mortality and morbidity, lack of uniformity, decreased production, treatment costs and increased condemnatio...

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Suhas Ganpule Suhas Ganpule
MVSc, Ph.D, Post Doct INRA SRA France
July 31, 2021

Very good information on coli bacillosis for all involved in poultry production. Please continue the good work. Look forward to more information. It is true that contamination thru water feed litter air and in contact objects and people working on the premises cause this problem. These causes need to be identified and addressed at the management level. Treatment may or may not work, is expensive and may have to be repeated several times. Surviving birds may become carrier and may become culls or have poor performance
Biosecurity at all levels remains an effective tool.

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August 2, 2021
It is unthinkable that at this point in history, Escherichia coli continues to be a problem. Perhaps we have thrown antibiotics by the window prematurely, without having an effective alternative.

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August 2, 2021
E.Coli bacteria is omnipresent. we have to plan to keep it under control by reducing the further contamination through human hands. feed & water should go the birds with no human touch.
general cleanliness and good ventilation keeps the bacterial level low. variations in environment temperatures make the birds vulnerable for the infection.
Most important concerns to the veterinarian are predisposing factors like viral diseases and vaccination stress and mycoplasma. when these things are present the multiplication of e.coli is so fast that the primary treatment to kill the bacteria goes very slow.
Besides antibiotics bacteriophases are having a promising edge in the direct treatment of e.coli.
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Amitkumar Amitkumar
Student
August 3, 2021
In commercial broiler contamination generally coming from water utensils or drinkers , to clean the pipeline and remove biofilms . In drinking water maintain ph 5.8 to 6.4 . I
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Jayanth Deshpande Jayanth Deshpande
Prajna Poultry Consultants
August 4, 2021

E.coli is one bacteria is first to acquires resistance against antibiotics and spread to other cohabitant bacterial species. This makes treatment more difficult and expensive. I have tried using bacteriophages against E.coli and Salmonella with great success. Phages are very specific, effective, non toxic and work on resistant bacteria as well. These can also be used along with antibiotics to control E.coli. they donot harm other normal flora present unlike antibiotics which will kill healthy microflora.

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Dr.m.s.swami Dr.m.s.swami
Businessman
August 17, 2021
Thank you.
useful, beneficial information
Regards
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Teresa M. Agulles Teixidó Teresa M. Agulles Teixidó
Operations Director
PlusVet Animal Health PlusVet Animal Health
Qingdao, Shandong [Shantung], China
August 18, 2021
Dr.m.s.swami I am curious to know if phages are allowed in your country? There is many research, but to my knowledge very few countries allow the legal use of phages
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Dr.m.s.swami Dr.m.s.swami
Businessman
August 18, 2021

Teresa
Yes phages are legally permitted to use in our country.
Dr M S Swami

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Teresa M. Agulles Teixidó Teresa M. Agulles Teixidó
Operations Director
PlusVet Animal Health PlusVet Animal Health
Qingdao, Shandong [Shantung], China
August 20, 2021
Dr.m.s.swami Interesting!
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August 19, 2021

E.Coli bacteria is omnipresent. it is there everywhere.
people who follow reasonable biosecurity and vaccination program for the common viral diseases know that e.coli lives with us unnoticed.
there is less scope for the presence of e.coli in borewell water drawn from 200ft and deeper, pumped to a good height and dispensed through nipple drinkers without outside contamination.
most of the feed now is steamed and dispensed through bulk tankers and mechanical feeding systems which goes to birds untouched.
sudden climate changes vaccination stress and attack of viral diseases make the bird weak and E.coli precipitates and takes an upper hand.
Farm planning and management systems should take care of sudden climate changes and proper vaccination programs besides reasonable biosecurity policies like all in all-out housing & watching the movement of men and material should keep this omnipresent GOD to be present but at its place.

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September 15, 2021
Thank you for your valuable information and sharing. I wish you health and happiness.
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