coccidia

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chews chooks, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. chews chooks

    chews chooks Out Of The Brooder

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    what is it [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Single cell protozoa type parasite that affects the intestinal tract.
    The oocysts pass in the stool and must have moist soil or bedding to mature and reinfect.
    The best defense is dry litter and full feeders until birds develop resistance.
     

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