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Fatty Liver Syndrome

WARNING: The photos are post mortem examinations from a clinical case and not for the squeamish.

Let's talk about....Fatty Liver Syndrome

All though all birds retain fat in their livers, egg layer chooks retain more fat in their livers then non-layers and male birds. This syndrome is characterised by the extreme accumulation of fat, sudden drop on egg production and increased mortality. 

 

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