poultry diseases for professionals

learn poultry diseases clinical signs lesions post mortium lesions lab diagnosis in 8 weeks
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7,840 students
Created by Mohamed AL ashram

What you'll learn

  • introduction how to investigate asick flock,conducting necropsy,lab diagnostic
  • viral diseases influenza ,Newcastle ,IBD,IB,ILT,AE,EDS,Reo and others
  • Bacterial diseases chalmydiosis,Mycoplasmosis, pullorum disease and others
  • fungal diseases,Mycotoxicosis,
  • parasitic diseases coccidiosis
  • nutrition deficiency diseases
This course includes:
5 total hours on-demand video
0 articles
32 downloadable resources
56 lessons
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion

Course content


  • interest in poultry sciences


poultry diseases one of most important poultry science

in this course I try to combine knowledge from references and academic lectures with field experience

first steps in poultry diseases observing the diseased bird or sick bird and notice the clinical signs

gasping respiratory signs indicate problem in respiratory system

diarrhea indicate problem in digestive system

nervous signs indicate problem in nervous system

differential diagnosis is further step

post mortem examination open the carcass and notice the post mortem lesions

give indication and help IN suspect famous diseases

send blood sample and tissue sample to the lab to confirm  the diagnosis

blood sample is taken from wing vein with sterile syringe

representative sample of the flock  according the number of the flock the sample are taken randomly

for Elisa test  for A titer for Nd /IB/IBD/AI

tissue sample are taken under sterile condition and impressed o FTA or send the sample to lab in ice bags

course topics

what you will learn in the course

How can we deal with poultry infectious diseases?

three factors influence expression of infectious disease

virulence of the causative agent

the level of exposure of the host

susceptibility of the host or immune status of the host

uniformity and resistance of individual reflect flock performance

identification of the pathogen by  two methods classical methods and molecular methods

General notes of poultry diseases

some diseases cause nervous system others cause diarhae

some diseases transmitted vertically others horizontally

how to investigates afield problem

step by step how to solve problem of sick flock

conducting necropsy

step y step how to conducting necropsy

laboratory diagnosis  of poultry diseases

role of la in confirming a viral or bacterial disease

Bacterial diseases symptoms lesions diagnosis treatment prevention and control


infectious coryza



fowl cholera



viral diseases symptoms lesions diagnosis treatment prevention and control

avian adeno

avian influenza

Newcastle disease virus






DVE duck virus enteritis

DVH duck virus hepatitis

AE avian encephalomyelitis

Nutrition deficiency diseases

Biotin deficiency

Riboflavin deficiency

vitamin A deficiency

vitamin E deficiency

Rickets in poultry

parasitic diseases

external parasites

internal parasites

coccidiosis chicken coccidiosis

turkey coccidiosis

Who this course is for:

  • poultry farmer, veterinerian,students of poultry sciences , any one interested in poultry farming busines
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