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Variations in the incidence of tibial dyschondroplasia associated with different environmental conditions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7447833     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Experiments were designed to study environmental factors that affect incidence of tibial dyschondroplasia (TD) in broiler chickens. A significant higher frequency of TD was observed in birds reared in floor pens vs. those maintained in a battery brooder with wire floors and fed the same diet. Incorporating either 5% raw or autoclaved broiler litter in the diet produced no significant effect on the incidence of the disease in chicks reared in floor pens covered with wood shavings or wire frames. During the first six months of 1979, the incidence of TD declined markedly in market-age broilers of the same strain fed similar diets and maintained on litter in the same broiler house.
Authors:
J R Veltmann; L S Jensen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Avian diseases     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0005-2086     ISO Abbreviation:  Avian Dis.     Publication Date:    1980 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-02-26     Completed Date:  1981-02-26     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370617     Medline TA:  Avian Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  625-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Chickens*
Diet
Housing, Animal
Male
Osteochondrodysplasias / epidemiology,  veterinary*
Poultry Diseases / epidemiology*
Tibia*

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