Gangrenous dermatitis: Guarding against a costly disease
by Tom Tabler, PhD
Mississippi State University Extension Service, Poultry Science Department
Mississippi State, Mississippi
In recent years, gangrenous dermatitis (GD) has been on the increase among commercial broiler operations in the US, resulting in significant economic losses.1 This serious bacterial disease of poultry tends to occur in fast-growing broilers between 4 and 8 weeks of age.
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