Dr. GermÃ¡n Bertsch - 21/04/2022Use of cimenol ring for the control of necrotic enteritis outbreaks in broilers
Necrotic enteritis is a highly prevalent bacterial disease with a great economic impact on commercial broiler production. It is caused by the excessive proliferation of Clostridium perfringens and its ability to produce toxins. This bacterium is part of...
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...
Dr. GermÃ¡n Bertsch - 21/03/2022Use of activated diatoms for the regulation of intestinal transit in broilers
Rapid intestinal transit or rapid intestinal passage rate is a common problem on farms, resulting in the presence of partially undigested feed in the faeces and liquid excreta. It causes feed not to remain long enough in the intestines for the proper...
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.