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Haemorrhagic Disease, Aplastic Anaemia, Haemorrhagic Anaemia
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A complex condition of chickens associated with drug toxicities, mycotoxins and viral infections and usually following a course of approximately 3 weeks. Morbidity varies, mortality is 5-50%.
- Loss of appetite.
- Poor growth.
- Pale comb and wattles.
- Blood in droppings.
- Haemorrhages in one or more sites: skin, muscles, liver, heart, serosa and mucosae.
- Liver yellow.
- Carcase anaemia.
- Bone marrow pale with fatty change.
History, signs, lesions.
Vitamin K, remove sulphonamides, add liver solubles to feed.
Avoid causative factors.