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on November 17, 2021

Best practices to control gangrenous dermatitis in poultry

The disease, which commonly occurs as a secondary infection, is one of the few where broad-spectrum antibiotics is still recommended.

Gangrenous dermatitis, also known as necrotic dermatitis, is a skin condition found in young meat birds, typically between the ages of 4-20 weeks of age, that live in excessively warm, humid houses. Antibiotics remain the most effective approach against the disease, but other management strategies, such as vaccination against infectious…

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