A survey of the economic impact of subclinical Eimeria infections in broiler chickens in Norway.

@article{Haug2008ASO,
  title={A survey of the economic impact of subclinical Eimeria infections in broiler chickens in Norway.},
  author={Anita Haug and Anne-Gerd Gjevre and Eystein Skjerve and Magne C Kaldhusdal},
  journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={333-41}
}
The objective of this work was to examine the impact of subclinical coccidial infection on commercial performance, expressed as a modified European Production Index, in broilers. Performance data, and litter and faecal samples, were collected from two independent observational surveys of Norwegian broilers receiving in-feed narasin during 2000 to 2004. Numbers of oocysts per gram (OPG) of litter collected during rearing (Study 1) or faecal samples collected at slaughter (both studies), and… CONTINUE READING

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