Common Lice and Mites of Poultry – Identification and Treatment

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIADivision of Agriculture and Natural Resourceshttp://anrcatalog.ucdavis.eduBRIGID MCCREA, Post-Doctoral Employee, Department of Animal Science, UC Davis; JOANS. JEFFREY, former Extension Poultry Veterinarian, University of California, Davis; RALPH A. ERNST, Extension Poultry Specialist Emeritus, UC Davis; and ALEC C. GERRY, Assistant Veterinary Entomologist and Extension Specialist, UC Riverside. Lice and mites are common poultry pests. […]

Coccidiosis – the silent killer

The disease ‘Coccidiosis‘ is caused by parasitic Protozoa. Most coccidia in poultry belong to the genus Eimeria. It is common worldwide, but is especially prevalent in warm, humid climates or after periods of rain. More common in younger or growing birds, there are many strains and birds can be affected by different strains at the […]