Avian reovirus: Tips for diagnosis, management and control
This family of viruses can cause a range of health problems in poultry.
Avian reoviruses are a costly challenge for poultry producers, leading to lameness in broilers, increased culling and mortality and low rates of weight gain and poor feed efficiency.
“Reoviruses have been recognized since 1967 and are present in all major broiler chickens produced in North America. For many decades…