Bacterial diseases For Poultry, are microscopic living organisms. All bacteria are not detrimental to Poultry health to causing disease. In fact, many bacteria are beneficial and necessary for such processes as food digestion, manufacturing of some dairy and poultry products, etc. The most common bacterial diseases are Salmonellosis, Escherichia coli, necrotic enteritis, Mycoplasmosis, etc
Classification of bacteria into species is done so disease-producing organisms may be separated from those that are harmless or beneficial. according to gram strain, It is classified into two groups 1) Gram-positive bacteria 2) gram-negative bacteria. both types of causing bacterial diseases.
It is the most common disease at an early age, especially in chicks. Omphalitis is are also are known as navel infection, yolk sac infection, and many chicks disease. The primary clinical signs are chicks unable to stand up, prostration, off feed, dullness, pesty vent with yellowish or whitish feces.
Escherichia coli infection
Escherichia coli infection also known as colibacillosis, coliseticemia, lichi heart disease, etc. It is gram-negative consulting, and the most present everywhere. Primary clinical signs are respiratory difficulty this aisacculitis, off feed, fluffiness, etc.
There are two types of diseases found in the broiler. Pullorum disease & fowl typhoid the most common in the broiler. Source of infection involving by contaminating eggs, water, and infected birds.
It is caused by Salmonella pullorum and the most devastating disease for broiler chicks. Primary clinical signs involved pesty vent with yolk color feces as well as whitish, dullness at standing position.
It is caused by Salmonella gallinerum and the most devastating disease for broiler chicks. General clinical signs are chicks quietly underweight, hurdling, prostration, dullness, feed dejection, etc.
Chronic Respiratory Disease (CRD)
It is the most common disease in the broiler. It is caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum which is gram-negative bacteria. Having a distinct cell wall, very few antibiotic responses suppress the Mycoplasma gallisepticum.
Successful control of bacterial diseases entails isolating and identifying disease-producing species, if present, and preventing multiplication and spread of the organism within the animal’s body or to other animals. All types of bacterial disease control by vaccination.
Bacterial diseases list
Poultry Mania discusses the following bacterial diseases for poultry.