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Diseases diagnosed in broiler chicken flocks in Victoria, Australia, 1977 to 1984
  1. RL Reece,
  2. VD Beddome and
  3. DA Barr


During the period July 1977 to June 1984, specimens from 1402 broiler chicken flocks were submitted to the Veterinary Research Institute, Victoria, Australia for investigation of morbidity, mortality and, or, poor performance. A total of 19,450 post mortem examinations, as well as numerous ancillary tests, were performed. The findings on these flocks are presented and the consequences of some particular diseases noted.

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