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Aspergillosis in gamebirds and ducks
  1. C. D. Parker
  1. Unit 7, Highgate Farm, Over Road, Willingham, Cambridgeshire CB24 5EU
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VIC Simpson (VR, November 19, 2011, vol 169, p 562) describes the clinical and postmortem findings of an outbreak of spinal aspergillosis in pheasants associated with straw bedding. In our practice we see cases of gamebird chicks with aspergillosis in the brooding phase infrequently, and we have associated these episodes with egg and hatcher hygiene rather …

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