Background update:Oct 23, 2006

Coccidiosis impact is anything but paltry

Intestinal infections such as coccidiosis and salmonellosis inflict heavy economic losses on poultry. The poultry industry, according to the USDA Animal Health Service, loses more than $700 million annually from coccidiosis alone.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 18 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: health, poultry disease, coccidiosis, economic loss, intestinal infection


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