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Hydropericardium Syndrome in Broiler Chicken

M. Jeevana Latha and M.K.Srikanth

Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Science, Mamnoor, PVNRTVU, Telangana 506166

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal February 2023: 100 (2) - pages 50 to 51
(Received: , Accepted: )


In a poultry farm, broiler chicken aging between 3-5 weeks showed sudden onset of heavy mortality up to 20 percent. Based on specific pathognomonic lesions, the condition was confirmed as Hydropericardium disease. The present paper describes the occurrence and pathology of hydropericardium Syndrome and associated changes in broiler chicken.

Key Words: Broiler Chicken, Gross Pathology, Hydropericardium Syndrome

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