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An outbreak of type C botulism in broiler chickens
  1. JL Smart and
  2. TA Roberts


An outbreak of type C botulism involving three-week-old broiler chickens on deep litter is described. No direct source of toxin was found. Cl botulinum type C was distributed widely in the litter, and several thousand per gram were demonstrated both in the litter and in the intestinal contents of chicken.

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