Ascites is considered a metabolic disorder and is common in commercially grown chicken and ducks. It is thought that in fast growing breeds, organs are unable to supply the body’s cells with oxygen. The high oxygen requirement is a result of accelerated metabolic rates.
This unique presentation shows the fundamental structure and anatomy of the chicken
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These lists contain organisations and individuals associated with the Australian poultry industry