Indigestion in Poultry: Causes & Signs

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Also known as dyspepsia, dyspepsia, hyperacidity, acidity, heartbur

Indigestion mean feed remain undigested in intestinal tract of Poultry. This is common problems in the field.

Indigestion have great economic effects for small scale farmers in livestock & Poultry.

Causes & Signs

This broadly divided in two form

A) Metabolic Causes

B) Infectious Causes

A) Metabolic Causes

Indigestion After debeaking

Enteritis after debeaking in poultry
birds became anorexic & HCL secretion increased then normal thus causes increrased peristalsis movement
Indigestion by debeaking

Alteration of intestinal environment thus balancing enzymatic reaction, HCL secretion, beneficial bacteria & uric acid metabolism

Indigestion After Changing feed

Its isolated from 60 weeks laying farm where sudden changes of feed & downgrade egg production.
Excessive mucus mixed with uric acid leads to alteration of intestinal environmental changes.

Mycotoxin in feed

Greenish color faeces in poultry

Bile coloured faeces most characteristic signs of indigestion when decreased consumption of fee
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Excessive carbohydrate in feed

disgestive disturbance in poultry
Its stimulate excvess HCL secretion in intestinal villi thus causes increased peristalsis movement
diarrhea in faeces

Diarrhoea are often seen with excess mucus which caused along with gram negative bacteria in faeces of poultry
thin shell & egg breakage  in chicken

Thin & pale egg shell due to nutrients come out by faeces during indigestion of chickrn

B) Infectious Causes

Necrotic Enteritis

Feed ingredients remain unchanged in faeces

2. Final Faeces not coiled but spread throughout the surface after defecation


Acidiosis in poultry
Faeces not coiled but spread throughout the surface after defecation
diarrhea in faeces
Diarrhoea are often seen with excess mucus in faeces
chicken eggs paints by faeces in digestive problems
Eggs painting with faeces which indicates Enteritis in Poultry
dyspepsia in poultry
Eggs contain variable colour due to birds affected by indigestion

Newcaslte disease

faeces of Newcaslte disease
fully greenish color due to shedding virus in intestinal truct in poultry

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