ACUTE DEATH SYNDROME: Flip-over disease causes serious mortality in broiler chickens. Flip-over disease usually affects the larger and rapidly growing broilers that are between 3 and 5 weeks old. The condition can also affect small farm flocks. SIGNS • Birds are often found dead on their backs, legs stretched out behind them, and their necks … Read more

Anemia in Animals

Anemia ( Greek word, An – without, emia – blood ) is a decrease in the RBC count, hemoglobin and/or Haematocrit values resulting in a lower ability for the blood to carryoxygen to body tissues. Reduction in the amount of Hb per unit of blood & may or may not be accompanied by thereduction in … Read more

Septicemia in Animals


Septicemia is a serious bloodstream infection. It occurs when a bacterial infection enters the bloodstream from elsewhere in the body, such as the: skin lungs kidneys bladder.
Septicemia is a serious bloodstream infection.

Mammalian Chlamydiosis and its Treatment

Mammalian Chlamydiosis

What is chlamydiosis and what causes it ? Chlamydiosis (kla-mid-EE-o-sis) is caused by bacteria called Chla- mydophila (klam-id-o-fi-la) [previ- ously called Chlamydia]. This bacteria can cause respiratory disease, eye infections, and abortions in animals and sometimes humans.

Prolapse Vent in Chicken cause and treatment

chicken vent prolapse cause and treatment

Prolapse vent in chickens is an avian anomaly wherein a hen’s vent or cloaca is inverted and pushed to the outside of the body. Often characterized by a collection of red tissue hanging out of the hen’s posterior, prolapse vent is easily treatable.

What causes prolapse in poultry?

The oviduct may be slow to retract when a hen is too fat. Prolapse can also be caused by injury to the vagina, which can occur when a large egg is laid. In houses that lack nests or that are brightly lit, when the vagina is exposed during laying, other hens may see the moist, red tissue in the vent area and peck at it. The biggest cause of this issue is due to poorly digestible ingredients. Ingredients that are poorly digested cause the digesta in the intestine to get thicker or more viscous, which makes it stickier. Thus, it sticks to the back end of the bird.

chicken vent prolapse cause and treatment

How do you manage a prolapse in laying birds?

Prolapse in commercial layers Do not exceed 16 hours light duration (better 15 hours). Also reduce light intensity (maximum 40 lux in open house, 20-30 lux in environment control house). Adjust ME in feed to lower limit of recommendations. Supplement Vitamin C @ 1 g/l drinking water in morning hours.

How can cloacal prolapse be prevented in layers?

Understanding trigger points can help prevent these issues occurring: Hens being overweight. Starting to increase the number of hours of light per day (photostimulation) before the pullet has reached the correct weight. Feeding unbalanced diets. Train the hens to use the nest boxes for laying only.

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Try Sudocrem, Preparation H (haemorrhoid cream) or Manuka honey to help the prolapse to shrink down. To encourage your hen to stop laying, and give the vent time to recover, remove all pellets and crumble, feeding a mixed corn diet only.

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How Sciatic Nerve damage can initiate the lameness in Horse

Sciatic Nerve damage in horse

Sciatic Nerve damage in Horse cause lameness due to which horse cannot walk properly. History:- A Horse was brought to our clinic with a complaint that during running the horse was falling on the ground. Than she got wound on the hip region of hindquarter. Afterwards that the horse can’t walking in a normal way. … Read more

Diagnosis and treatment of Listeriosis in goat

Diagnosis of Listeriosis in Goat

Listeriosis is an important infectious disease of sheep and goats most commonly causing encephalitis, but also capable of causing a blood infection and abortion. Listeriosis is a nervous disease of goat which is diagnosis through clinical signs and symptoms and treatment include procaine penicillin upto six hours until signs and symptoms disappear. Causative agent: Listeriosis … Read more