Observations on salpingitis, peritonitis and salpingoperitonitis in a layer breeder flock.

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A flock of 13,951 hens and 1379 cockerels was monitored from 26 to 58 weeks of age for the complex of salpingitis, peritonitis and salpingoperitonitis (sps). Two hundred and forty-three hens (78 per cent of the hens that died) were examined postmortem, and sps was recognised by gross examination for inflammatory exudate, in the body cavity or oviduct in 111… (More)

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@article{Jordan2005ObservationsOS, title={Observations on salpingitis, peritonitis and salpingoperitonitis in a layer breeder flock.}, author={Foster T Jordan and Nicola Jane Williams and Andrew Wattret and Trevor Owen Jones}, journal={The Veterinary record}, year={2005}, volume={157 19}, pages={573-7} }