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Abstract

Henrietta-Kodilinye-Sims.gif  Why is up-skilling in poultry medicine important? Have you buckled at the knees on seeing the word ‘chicken’ flash up on the appointment system? Rest assured – subsequent experience in the poultry industry has made clear these cases are often straightforward. from the University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine and co-authors from the University of Liverpool, and and from the Animal Plant and Health Agency offer some welcome guidance.

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2021-06-01
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VIDEO A: Respiratory diseases of backyard hens (1)

Respiratory distress in a bird which actually had Capillaria infestation causing crop discomfort. Video with permission from Surrey Poultry Vet.

VIDEO B: Respiratory diseases of backyard hens (2)

Open-mouth breathing demonstrated in this ‘chicken cam’ video of hens housed overnight during hot weather with little ventilation. Video with permission from Surrey Poultry Vet.

VIDEO C: Respiratory diseases of backyard hens (3)

Salpingitis in a hen. Concentric rings of hypo and hyperechogenicity represent the annular nature of salpingitis lesions. It can be imagined as a pyometra in a bitch with solid content. Video with permission from Henrietta Kodilinye-Sims.

VIDEO D: Respiratory diseases of backyard hens (4)

Respiratory distress in an isolated, lethargic hen. Video with permission from Surrey Poultry Vet.

VIDEO E: Respiratory diseases of backyard hens (5)

Increased inspiratory sounds associated with the upper respiratory tract in a hen. Video with permission from Surrey Poultry Vet.

VIDEO F: Respiratory diseases of backyard hens (6)

Syngamus trachea causing open-mouth breathing in a lethargic bird.

  • Published online : 01 Jun 2021
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