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Prolapse in laying birds, part 1: Causes of prolapse in layers

Prolapse in layers is a condition that occurs when a hen’s reproductive tract temporarily turns inside out to allow the hen to lay an egg, is unable to retract after the egg has been laid. Prolapsed vent, also known as prolapsed oviduct, pick-out, cloacal prolapse or blowout, is a[...]

Addressing the issues of prolapse in laying birds part 2: Prevention of prolapse in layers

by Barbara Mulonda Simbaya, Technical Advisor at Tiger Animal Feeds Prolapse in layers is a condition that occurs when a hen’s reproductive tract that had temporarily turned inside out to allow the hen lay an egg is unable to retract again after the egg has been laid. In the[...]

By Specialist Writer|12th December 2023|Categories: Articles, Poultry|Tags: , |
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