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Q: Heart Attack Overview
A: Heart attack Also called
Sudden Death Syndrome, SDS, acute death syndrome, flip-over disease, acute heart...
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Q: Egg Binding Overview
A: Egg binding Also called
Eggbound hen, stuck egg, bound egg, obstructed vent

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Common in some breeds...
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Q: Pullorum Overview
A: Pullorum Disease Also called
PD, Bacillary White Diarrhea, BWD, White Diarrhea

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Q: Myiasis Overview
A: Myiasis Also called
Flystrike, fly blown

Prevalence-
Infrequent. It is more common in other animals such as...
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Q: Salpingitis Overview
A: Salpingitis
Also called
Inflammation of the oviduct, infection of the oviduct

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Q: Omphalitis overview
A: Omphalitis Also called
Navel infection, mushy chick, yolk sac infection

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Q: Infectious Synovitis Overview
A: Infectious Synovitis Also called
Mycoplasmosis (one form), MS, big hock disease, enlarged hocks,

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Q: Infectious Bursal Disease Overview
A: Infectious Bursal Disease Also called
IBD, Gumboro

Prevalence-
Common in large flocks

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Q: Blackhead Overview
A: Blackhead Also called
Enterohepatitis, histomoniasis

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Common in turkeys, rare in...
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Q: Fowl Spirochetosis (Brachyspira) Overview
A: Fowl Spirochetosis (Brachyspira) Also called
AIS, Avian Intestinal Spirochetosis, Avian Spirochetosis

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Q: Fowl Spirochetosis (Borrelia) Overview
A: Fowl Spirochetosis (Borrelia) Also called
AIS, Avian Intestinal Spirochetosis, Avian Spirochetosis

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Q: Salmonella - Overview
A: Salmonella (general)
Various types of Salmonella infection include Pullorum, Typhoid, Paratyphoid, Arizonosis, Paracolon, various other...
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Q: Crossed beak overview
A: Crossed beak
Also called
Cross beak, scissor beak, scissors beak, crooked beak, lateral beak...
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Q: Chicken illnesses with neurological symptoms (overview)
A: When your chicken is showing neurological symptoms, there are a number of chicken illnesses that could be causing the problem. We know how worrisome... read more

Q: Chicken illnesses with respiratory symptoms (overview)
A: When your chicken is showing respiratory symptoms, there are a number of chicken illnesses that could be causing the problem. We know how worrisome... read more

Q: Airsacculitis Overview
A: Airsacculitis Also called
Air sac disease, air sac infection, air sac syndrome, sac disease

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Q: Ascites Overview
A: Ascites Also called
Pulmonary hypertension syndrome, waterbelly, fluid retained in abdomen

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Q: Aspergillosis Overview
A: Aspergillosis Also called
Pneumonia, coop or brooder pneumonia, mycotic pneumonia, pneumomycosis

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Q: Avian Infectious Bronchitis Overview
A: Avian Infectious Bronchitis Also called
IB, IBV, Infectious Bronchitis, Cold

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Q: Avian Influenza Overview
A: Avian Influenza Also called
AI, Bird Flu, Avian flu

Prevalence-
Dangerous types are rare in the...
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Q: Coryza Overview
A: Coryza Also called
Cold, Infectious Coryza, IC, Roup

Prevalence-
Common

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Q: Fowl Pox (Wet) Overview
A: Fowl Pox (Wet) Also called
Fowl Diphtheria, diphtheritic pox, ILT

Prevalence-
Common, but less so than Dry...
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Q: Fowl Pox (Dry) Overview
A: Fowl Pox (Dry) Also called
Fowl pox, sore head, cutaneous pox, dry pox

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Q: Infectious Laryngotracheitis Overview
A: Infectious Larygotracheitis Also called
Avian Diphtheria, Laryngo, ILT

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Q: Exotic Newcastle Overview
A: Exotic Newcastle Also called
Pseudo-plague, Asiatic Newcastle, VVND, NVND, Velogenic Newcastle, VN,...
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Q: Avian Encephalomyelitis Overview
A: Avian encephalomyelitis Also called
AE, epidemic tremor, New England Disease, Star-gazing Syndrome

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Q: Botulism Overview
A: Botulism Also called
Food poisoning

Prevalence-
Infrequent

Signs
General signs...
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Q: Encephalomalacia Overview
A: Encephalomalacia Also called
Crazy chick disease

Prevalence-
Rare, particularly so in backyard flocks with...
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Q: Marek's Disease Overview
A: Marek's Disease Also called
Neurolymphomatosis, MD, range paralysis, grey eye, Marek's, uveitis, neutitis, pseudobotulism, false...
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Q: Mycotoxicosis Overview
A: Mycotoxicosis Also called
Aflatoxicosis, Aflatoxicosis, Ergotism, Fusariotoxicosis, Oosporein Mycotoxicosis, other mycotoxicoses...
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Q: Nutritional Myopathy Overview
A: Nutritional Myopathy Also called
White muscle disease, Nutritional Muscular Dystrophy

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Q: Polyneuritis Overview
A: Polyneuritis Also called
Star gazing, Thiamine deficiency

Prevalence-
Uncommon, particularly so in backyard...
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Q: Perosis Overview
A: Perosis Also called
Slipped tendon, chondrodystrophy

Prevalence-
Uncommon in layers, common in heavy, fast...
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Q: Domestic Newcastle Overview
A: Domestic Newcastle Also called
Newcastle Disease, Avian Distemper, Pseudofowl, ND, Parainfluenza, Fake Flu...
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Q: What are "reportable diseases" when it comes to chickens?
A: Reportable diseases are chicken illnesses that are serious and communicable enough that in the U.S., you (and your vet) are required to report... read more

Q: Chick illnesses and issues (overview)
A: When you're worried your new baby chicks are ill, there are a number of things that could be responsible!

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Q: Mycoplasma Overview
A: Mycoplasmas Also called
Therer are several mycoplasmas, which are variously known as mycoplasma Gallisepticum, mycoplasma...
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Q: How can I tell if my chicken has frostbite?
A: Frostbite occurs when the body becomes very cold and sends a signal to constrict blood vessels in the extremities in order to direct more blood to... read more

Q: Lymphoid Leukosis (Avian Leukosis) Overview
A: Lymphoid Leucosis Also called
Liver cancer, Liver disease, LL

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Common

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Q: Coccidiosis Overview
A: Coccidiosis Also called
Cocci

Prevalence-
Very common

Signs
General signs...
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Q: Spraddle leg overview
A: Spraddle leg Also called
Splay leg

Prevalence-
Common

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