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How to recognise Enterococcus cecorum infection

If birds sit on their backside with their feet pointing forward, something’s wrong.

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  • A Dikbas

    is there any articule about that

  • Liubomyr Dubiniak

    In broilers this is a sign of spondilolisthesis ("kinky back") which is mostly aggravated by fast body development. In breeders it can be of a bacterial ethiology.

  • Anita Žerjav Novak

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