Learn Animal Disease with Braimy -B.Sc. Agriculture
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  • Protozoal disease that effects the intestinal tract.
  • Characterized by hemorrhagic enteritis.
  • Incubation period: 4-7 days

a) Etiology:

  • Eimeria tenella

b) Symptoms:

  • Sudden onset of bloody diarrhea
  • Fever followed by dehydration, emaciation and death
  • Comb and wattles become pale
  • Death of 5th-7th day of infection
  • Loss of egg production

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c) Prevention:

  • Isolation of animal from herd
  • Prevent over crowding
  • Proper management of diet
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