Flashcards in Turkeys Deck (16)
What can cause Enteritis in turkeys?
Which 4 turkey viruses can cause Enteritis?
What causes coccidiosis in turkeys?
Why is coccidiosis difficult to Dx in turkeys?
Eimeria is a commensal - Dx is based oocyte count and type of lesion
How is coccidiosis in turkeys Tx and Px?
Tx = AntiB e.g. amoxicillin, tetracyclines, tylosin
Px = coccidiostats e.g. monensin
What causes blackhead in turkeys and why is it important in turkeys?
Causes up to 100% mortality
What is the intermediate host for histomonas meleagridis and what disease does it cause?
Black head / Histomoniasis
What does turkey coronavirus cause?
Severe depression with high morbidity, little mortality
Water scour at 9-11wks
What does turkey Astrovirus cause?
What does turkey rotavirus cause?
Enteritis, vent pecking and secondary complications with spironucleus
How might turkeys become infected with erysipelothrix rhusiopathie?
Associated with pig and sheep farming
How can erysipelas be Px in turkeys?
What are the two main respiratory pathogens of turkeys?
How does Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale affect turkeys cf. chickens?
Mild resp Sx, joint infection and lameness at 12-14wks cf. severe resp disease in chickens
What cause bordetellosis in turkeys?