Poultry Industry in Egypt: Predisposing Factors to Respiratory Infection

Published on: 05/24/2017
Author/s : Khaled Fadlallah Mohammed / Veterinary Doctor, Cairo, Egypt.

Respiratory problems are among the most important problems facing the poultry industry in Egypt. It is the first problem in poultry breeding farms, regardless of the type of poultry reared in these farms (broiler breeders- layer breeders- commercial broilers – commercial layers-native breeds). There are many factors that help to spread these respiratory problems in poultry farms such as: &n...

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Tarek El Sonousy Tarek El Sonousy
Veterinary Doctor
December 27, 2017
Also,the role of Mycotoxins especially in winter months, that affect the health immune status of chicks in early life is one of predisposing factors.
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September 28, 2018

I appreciate all the ideas discussed, it is common in developing countries to call all respiratory issues flu, regardless of the environmental factors and, worst still, use all sorts of medication, including injectable antibiotics, when actually good management is a better solution.

Thanks.

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