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 - 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...
Veterinaria Digital - 21/03/2022Necrotic enteritis in broiler
Necrotic enteritis in broiler: In this clinical case, we can observe reddish lesions present in the duodenum and ileum, that are compatible with haemorrhages and necrotic foci caused by Clostridium perfringens. There are several factors that may...
Veterinaria Digital - 14/03/2022Unilateral lameness in broilers
This sign, mainly of the left side, is a symptom that, accompanied by greenish yolks with a relative weight greater than 7% of body weight, facilitates the diagnosis of avian infectious toxic hepatoenteritis, a disease caused by SH2+ enterobacteria.
Veterinaria Digital - 8/03/2022Mineral absorption deficiency in layers
Mineral absorption deficiency in layers: In this type of birds, it is common to find some cases of eggs without shell, which are only covered by the outer membrane. The causes are multiple and include deficiency of calcium and other minerals, mycotoxins...
Veterinaria Digital - 21/02/2022Alteration in kidneys in laying hens
Alteration in kidneys in laying hens: in this type of birds, it is common to observe lesions in kidneys at the necropsy. Among the most common causes, we could remark mycotoxicosis caused by aflatoxin and ochratoxin, or infectious bronchitis (IBV), since...