Respiratory coccidiosis (Cryptosporidium baileyi) among northern Georgia broilers in one company.

@article{Goodwin1996RespiratoryC,
  title={Respiratory coccidiosis (Cryptosporidium baileyi) among northern Georgia broilers in one company.},
  author={Mark A. Goodwin and Jennifer Brown and Reynaldo S Resurreccion and Jason A. Smith},
  journal={Avian diseases},
  year={1996},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={572-5}
}
Cryptosporidium baileyi causes respiratory disease in chickens. The purposes of this prospective study were to determine the incidence of C. baileyi tracheitis among broilers in a commercial setting, and the relationship between C. baileyi tracheitis and production performance parameters. All samples came from 56 farms that grow broilers for one company in northern Georgia. Tracheas were collected and examined with a light microscope and cultured for viruses and bacteria. Overall, 23 of 56 (41… CONTINUE READING

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