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Flashcards in Poultry Deck (17):
1

What agency mandates requirements for organic poultry farming?

USDA

2

Where would you look up for long a chicken's eggs cannot be eaten after administering a certain medication?

FARAD (Food Animal Residue Avoidance Database)

3

Why is it important to separate species when housing multiple types of poultry?

Species specific responses to diseases

4

What sample is used for serology? Bacterial isolation? Virus isolation?

Blood- serology
Swabs- bacterial isolation
Organs- virus isolation (and histopathology)

5

What are the normal HR and RR for a chicken?

HR >200 (220-360)
RR= 12-37

6

What are the 3-4 main aspects of an 'over the fence' exam?

Ambulation and posture
Evidence of heat stress
Sociability

7

What does it mean for a comb to be "out of lay"?

It is abnormal/unhealthy- small, pale, shrunken

8

What are 4 causes of oral plaques?

Diptheric fowl pox
Candida
Vitamin A deficiency
Trichomonas gallinae

9

What is the range for BCS in layers? What is the anatomic landmark?

0-3
Keel

10

What are 2 causes of a crooked keel?

Nutritional deficiency
Genetic issue

11

What deworming agent is FDA approved?

Peprazine

12

What is the most common intestinal poultry parasite? What is given for prevention and control?

Coccidia/ Eimeria (E. tenella)

Amprolium

13

What is the primary rule out when there are musculoskeletal issues and nerve involvement?

Marek's disease

14

What are the 3 forms of vitamin E deficiency?

Encephalomalacia
Exudative diathesis
Muscular dystrophy

15

What are the 3 tumor viruses?

Marek's disease [Herpesvirus]
Leukosis/Sarcoma ( Avian leukosis virus)
Reticuloendotheliosis (virus)

16

What causes bumblefoot?

Injury to lower surface of the foot followed by a Staphylococcal infection

17

Name the top 5 zoonotic diseases that affect poultry.

Salmonella
Campylobacter
Mycobacterium avium
Influenza
Chlamydia psittaci