Background update:Jun 8, 2006

Malabsorption syndrome in young pullets

Malabsorption syndrome (MAS), especially in broilers, has been reported in several countries. It causes significant losses to the industry due to the retardation of growth in birds. In India, we are seeing MAS become a major problem in the young replacement pullets since it is associated with heavy mortality and poor response to the treatment.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 18 number 5. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: poultry disease, malabsorption syndrome, India, retarded growth, pullets


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