Fractured fibulae in broiler fowls.

  • Steve R Duff
  • Published 1985 in Journal of comparative pathology


Fibular diaphyseal fractures were identified bilaterally or unilaterally in 15 broilers aged between 13 and 105 days. Incomplete cortical defects were also identified on radiographs in a further 8 birds. Fractures and incomplete defects always occurred at the Tuberculum M. iliofibularis of fibulae. The character of bone at this site differed from bone… (More)


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