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Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in poultry, NE, NE in poultry

Necrotic Enteritis In Laying Chicken: Postmortem findings

Necrotic Enteritis In Laying Chicken

Previously discussed clinical sign in laying hen. Now discussed postmortem findings in laying chicken.

there are three site of infection confirm 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 are in yellow or orange color from the liver. when red blood are 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 inhibit bilirubin gets red from liver by 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 psudomembrane 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.

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, same mechanism followed as liver & intestine in Necrotic enteritis

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