The number and location of air sacs in broiler chickens and the implications in Escherichia coli infection

Broiler chicken carcasses were injected with latex to determine the number and location of the air sacs and the presence of diverticula. The adverse affect of Escherichia coli air sacculitis spreading into the diverticula is discussed.

Published in: Journal of the South African Veterinary Association Vol. 55; no. 2; pp. 57 - 60
Main Author: Mitchell, J.R
Format: Journal Article
Language: Afrikaans
English
Published: AOSIS 01-01-1984
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Summary: Broiler chicken carcasses were injected with latex to determine the number and location of the air sacs and the presence of diverticula. The adverse affect of Escherichia coli air sacculitis spreading into the diverticula is discussed.
ISSN: 1019-9128
2224-9435