Non-Infectious Leg Health Issues of Poultry

Published on: 11/21/2021
Author/s : Hailee Yoder, Purdue University; Dr. Marisa Erasmus, Purdue University. Reviewers: Dr. Leonie Jacobs, Virginia Tech; Dr. Prafulla Regmi, North Carolina State University; Dr. Shawna Weimer, University of Maryland.

Leg problems are among the top health concerns of poultry raised for meat. Leg problems influence poultry at all stages of production, lead to reduced productivity and contribute to mortality. Leg problems have many different causes and contributing factors, including infectious causes, growth rate and weight gain, diet, lighting program, light intensity, stocking density (space available per anim...

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November 21, 2021

After Mycoplasma Synovie infection, lameness has been observed in Poultry also.

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