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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Additional Information About A Mange Outbreak By Allopsoroptoides Galli (acari: Psoroptoididae) In Commercial Laying Hens In The State Of São Paulo, Brazil
Author: Tucci E.C.
Soares N.M.
Faccini J.L.H.
Boas D.V.
Abstract: This paper reports additional information about a mange outbreak by the mite Allopsoroptoides galli in a commercial egg-laying hen facility in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. About half of the 76,000 multi-age birds of the flock were affected. Experimental infestations carried out on naive hens resulted in clinical signs similar to those diagnosed in naturally infested hens, such as generalized scaly dermatitis, presence of mucus-like material and yellowish crusts on the skin and around the calami, feather loss and strong unpleasant odor. About 30% drop of egg production was estimated. The possible source of infestation were wild birds identified on the ground and roofs of the sheds.
Editor: Colegio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: 2014
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