Veterinaria Digital - 8/04/2019Differential diagnosis for gizzard lesions: mechanic ulcer and mycosis
To distinguish a mechanic erosion from a mycosis of the gizzard's corneal layer, the reverse of the mentioned layer has to be observed: Mycosis erosions are a white cotton-like formation produced by the growth of filamentous fungi (Penicillium, Fusarium...
Veterinaria Digital - 10/06/2018Mycosis in the gizzard
The presence of filamentous fungi, resistant to acid, of the genera Aspergillus, Fusarium or Penicillium, can cause several superficial abrasions on the corneal layer. Then, fungi produce hyaline filaments in the internal part. The presence of these...
Veterinaria Digital - 25/03/2018Avian clostridiosis
The transit area between the glandular stomach and the gizzard tends to form accumulations of matted feed that create an anaerobic area under it. In this anatomical area, feed hasnâ€™t been digested. Both conditions (undigested feed and anaerobiosis)...
Veterinaria Digital - 9/09/2017Yolk sac in avian toxic infectious hepatoenteritis
The triad of lesions in the picture (green yolk sac, gizzard lesions and intestnes with green ceca and gas) are pathognomonic for avian infectious hepatoenteritis, which is caused by SH2+ enterobacteria.