please any one define me what is bird flue

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Gtalimotoronto, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. Gtalimotoronto

    Gtalimotoronto Hatching

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    dear all
    please define me what happened to chicken when they suffered from flue
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    Here's what I found:

    Diagnosis
    How to Recognise Avian Influenza
    What to look for

    * Ruffled feathers
    * Soft-shelled eggs
    * Depression and droopiness
    * Sudden drop in egg production
    * Loss of appetite
    * Cyanosis (purplish-blue coloring) of wattles and comb
    * Edema and swelling of head, eyelids, comb, wattles, and hocks
    * Green diarrhoea
    * Blood-tinged discharge from nostrils
    * Incoordination, including loss of ability to walk and stand
    * Pin-point hemorrhages (most easily seen on the feet and shanks)
    * Respiratory distress
    * Increased death losses in a flock
    * Sudden death
    * Nasal discharges


    from this website:
    http://www.thepoultrysite.com/bird-flu/bird-flu-news.php
     
  3. Gtalimotoronto

    Gtalimotoronto Hatching

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    thanks for providing me this great information
     
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