Necrotic Enteritis In Laying Chicken: Postmortem findings And Treatment
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in poultry, NE, NE in poultry

Necrotic Enteritis In Laying Chicken: Postmortem findings And Treatment

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Necrotic Enteritis In Laying Chicken

the postmortem findings of necrotic enteritis can easily identify grossly. there are three sites of infection confirms necrotic enteritis in chicken, common Identifying color is Orange color or yellow color in this three site of infection. Its turn orange or heavily yellow color due to destruction red blood cell which helps to carry bilirubin that is in yellow or orange color from the liver. when red blood is destroyed due to toxin production by clostridium perfringenes, bilirubin deposited on sites of inspection. That why its called jaundice in poultry. 

Liver

Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in poultry
Orange color liver due to destruction of red blood that inhibits bilirubin gets red from the liver by the toxin of Clostridium perfringenes at 70 weeks laying hen
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in poultry
Orange/ yellow liver color at 65 weeks laying hen in Necrotic-enteritis

Intestinal Tract

Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in poultry
In duodenum orange pseudomembrane seen due to blockage bile duct at 80 week laying hen Necrotic-enteritis
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in poultry
lower intestine show similar lesion followed by duodenum at 60 weeks laying hen. Source of infection primarily feeding highly contaminated fish meal.

Necrotic enteritis
prolapse of the uterus due to severe enteritis by the conjugation infection with emeria acervulina.

Reproductive Tract
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in poultry
Egg follicles became orange color & irregular egg cycle at 35 weeks laying hen in Necrotic enteritis.
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in poultry
Egg follicles showing severely yellow color, the same mechanism followed as liver & intestine in Necrotic enteritis

Treatment

As necrotic Enteritis caused by the gram-positive bacteria, it is the most sensitive to penicillin types antibiotics. The normal penicillin types of antibiotics types drugs are Amoxycillin, ampicillin, carbenicillin, ticarcillin, and piperacillin, amoxicillin, nafcillin, oxacillin, dicloxacillin, flucloxacillin, and others such as lincomycin.

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Necrotic Enteritis always associated with intestinal coccidia called Emeria acervulina. maxima and others. to treat coccidial infection, using gut active sulphonamide such as sulphaclozine sodium, sulphadimidine, sulphadiazine along with potentiated sulphonamide, etc.

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