Advice on preventing motile protozoa in game
Read the latest advice on how to minimise the threat of Hexamita and Trichomonas through reduction and prevention strategies, written by Avivets, published by Guns on Pegs.
Fast approaching is the time of year where intestinal disease from motile protozoa becomes a regular diagnosis for game bird vets. Hexamita meleagridis and Trichomonas gallinae are the usual causes, resulting in inappetant, lethargic poults with frothy yellow scour and severe dehydration. What we vets find really frustrating, apart from the losses and the ongoing morbidity, is that our knowledge of these parasitic diseases hasn’t much improved over the past twenty years or so. Read the full article here.