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Mycoplasmal diseases  that are prevalent in poultry farming – MkulimaTODAY.co.ke

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These are poultry infections  that  are not classified as bacteria or viruses, but as Pleuro-pneumonia-cocci-like organisms (PPLO).
They are primarily associated with Chronic Respiratory Disease (CRD), a complex syndrome caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum in partnership with bacteria (often E. coli), fungi and viruses (often Infectious Bronchitis).
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Transmission
You can minimize their spread by being on the look out for the following since this is how easily it is transmitted:-

  •  It can be transmitted through the egg.
  •  Multi-age flocks,
  •  nutritional deficiency and
  •  water deprivation are important factors in the epidemiology of the disease in rural poultry flocks.

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