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Background update:Apr 8, 2010

Sudden death in turkeys by perirenal haemorrhage

Turkeys in good physical condition may suddenly die even though there are no preceding clinical sign of illness. One may think of heart failure, but often the cause of this sudden death is related to a haemorrhage in the area of the kidneys.


This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 20 number 2. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: health, turkeys, perirenal, haemorrhage, clinical, kidneys, disease, mortaility


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