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on May 5, 2014

7 active disease concerns for egg producers

Focal duodenal necrosis is one of the most challenging diseases affecting layers in pullets in the US because it is common and hard to diagnose.

The overall state of health of layers and pullets in the U.S. is good at the present time. But Dr. Bernie Beckman, director of technical services, Hy-Line North America LLC, identified seven active diseases or syndromes in layers and pullets in the U.S.: focal duodenal necrosis (FDN), bone diseases, Mycoplasma…

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