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how do i identify CRD in a kitchen necropsy?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PunkinPeep, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    I am getting ready to put down a pullet whom i suspect to have some sort of respiratory disease.

    I was told that there is a way to tell in necropsy whether or not she really did have it. Is that true? How do i do it?

    I appreciate any help you can give me.

  2. barrelmom

    barrelmom Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 28, 2010
    From The Chicken Health Handbook:

    "Postmortem Findings - thick mucus in nasal passages and throat; cheesy material in air sacs; thickened heart sac, transparent film covering liver."

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