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Is ascites due to growing conditions or bird genetics?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tnchicken, May 17, 2009.

  1. tnchicken

    tnchicken Out Of The Brooder

    May 2, 2009
    Anyone know much about this? I lost several meat birds [​IMG] this year that never grew much and apparently had this. I discovered this when processing and found 4-5 others full of fluid. Anyone know if these are same to eat? Have not had this problem in past years so am curious as to why now.
    Last edited: May 17, 2009
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK

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