Diagnosis of digestive deaths.

  title={Diagnosis of digestive deaths.},
  author={Delbert G Miles and Ben W. Hoffman and Kelly C. Rogers and Jonathan E. Sears},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={76 1},
Diagnosis of deaths due to digestive disorders can be a difficult task. It is helpful if the carcass can be viewed for condition, position, and location before being moved from the pen in which it was found. A complete necropsy is absolutely necessary even though postmortem decomposition may be advanced. All thoracic and abdominal organs must be examined for gross lesions. If one believes that the central nervous system was involved, the brain should be removed and examined. Checking the… CONTINUE READING