Valgus-varus deformity of the intertarsal joint in broiler chickens.

  • Robert Julian
  • Published 1984 in
    The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue…


A lateral or medial angulation of the shaft of the distal tibiotarsal bone resulting in deviation of the lower part of the leg and frequently with bending of the proximal shaft of the tarsometatarsus is the most common leg deformity in broiler chickens. This lateral or medial deviation of the legs in broiler chickens, which has been described by many… (More)