Veterinaria Digital - 8/08/2022Avian coccidiosis by E. Tenella
Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease caused by protozoa of the genus Eimeria. The 8 most frequent Eimeria species in hens are: E. acervulina, E. brunetti, E. Hagani, E. maxima, E. mitis, E. necatrix, E. praecox and E. tenella.
Veterinaria Digital - 25/07/2022Intestinal Tapeworms in Chickens
Tapeworms are cestode flatworms that attach their heads to the digestive mucosa and form a ribbon made up of segments. They cause chronic malnutrition that can affect body development in broilers and body and reproductive development in layers.
Veterinaria Digital - 13/06/2022Rectal prolapse in pigs
Frequently, prolapses occur as a result of constipation in pregnant or recently farrowing sows. To avoid this problem, it is necessary to improve the access of the pigs to water, mechanically reduce the prolapse, administer injected penicillin, and if...
Veterinaria Digital - 23/05/2022Pneumonia in ruminants
In this clinical case, a process of pneumonia in ruminants is observed, where the lesions appear in the central part of the lung and are diffuse. Isolation of the causative microorganism is necessary; however, the disposition of the lesions is compatible...
Veterinaria Digital - 12/04/2022Coccidiosis by E. tenella
In brolier, coccidiosis caused by this species ofÂ EimeriaÂ is characterized by depressed animals, with bloody diarrhoea and high mortality. This type of coccidia multiplies in the ceca, where it produces deep lesions in the intestinal epithelium,...
Veterinaria Digital - 28/03/2022Lesions caused by C. perfringens in proventriculus
Lesions caused by C. perfringens in proventriculus: In the transit area between the proventriculus and the gizzard, there are anaerobic conditions where Clostridium perfringens can multiplicate. In this location, C. perfringens causes ulceration and...