Experimental Salmonella enterica serovar Pullorum infection in two commercial varieties of laying hens.

@article{Pinheiro2001ExperimentalSE,
  title={Experimental Salmonella enterica serovar Pullorum infection in two commercial varieties of laying hens.},
  author={La{\'i}za Ara{\'u}jo Mohana Pinheiro and Georgino H de Oliveira and Angelo J{\'u}nior Berchieri},
  journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={129-33}
}
An experiment was carried out to investigate the biology of Salmonella Pullorum in two varieties of laying hens, from 5 days of age up to 9 months. One variety was resistant to systemic salmonellosis (light layers producing white eggs) and the other was considered susceptible (brown layers producing brown eggs). The brown birds were more affected by the infection, showing signs of clinical disease in the first month of life. Later, these signs disappeared, but postmortem examination revealed… CONTINUE READING
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