6 Common Chick Diseases You May Encounter During Brooding

source: poultryfarmguide
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The first week of the life of a baby chick is characterized by intensive welfare and management, to keep them away from harsh environmental conditions and protect them against diseases, which may be detrimental to the over raw growth and performance of the baby chick. Taking care of a baby chick can be so challenging, especially in the first seven days of life. These challenges include harsh weather conditions and life-threatening chicken diseases, and which may lead to high mortality rates and poor production. Therefore, it is essential you plan ahead on how to prevent these common chick diseases and their treatment in case of any eventualities. 1. Calibacillosis in Chickens ( Chicks) Colibacillosis is one of the major infectious bacterial diseases in baby chicks and laying chickens. It is caused by Escherichia coli which are always found in the gastrointestinal tract of birds and disseminated widely in feces; therefore, birds are continuously exposed through contaminated feces, water, dust, and the environment (Charlton, 2006). In addition, (Nolan et al, 2013) stated that Colibacillosis in neonatal chicks can also be a consequence of poor chick quality and sanitation in the hatchery, leading to early... Clink the link below to continue reading

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