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Coccidiosis in chickens

Description

Coccidiosis causes considerable economic loss in the poultry industry. Chickens are susceptible to at least 11 species of coccidia. The most common species are Eimeria tenella, which causes the cecal or bloody type of coccidiosis, E. necatrix, which causes bloody intestinal coccidiosis, and E. acervulina and E. maxima, which cause chronic intestinal coccidiosis.

Tags
chickens coccidiosis livestock diseases parasites poultry

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Series Title

Agri-facts

Extent

3 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development (1992-2006)

Contributor

Kennedy, Murray

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture

Resource Dates

Date Created

1987-01-01

Date Added

2016-01-05T18:04:11.822166

Date Modified

2001-04-01

Date Issued

1987-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

663-35

NEOS catalogue key

2473269

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture and Forestry

Contact Email

duke@gov.ab.ca