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Mortality, disease and associated antimicrobial use in commercial small-scale chicken flocks in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

Abstract:

Raising chickens in small-scale flocks following all-in-all-out management is common in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. These flocks represent an intermediate category between backyard and intensive (industrial) farming systems. However, little is known about the occurrence and burden of disease and/or mortality in such flocks, and their potential association with antimicrobial usage (AMU). We investigated mortality, disease and weekly antimicrobial use (AMU) in 124 cycles of meat chicken flocks...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.prevetmed.2019.02.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Preventive Veterinary Medicine Journal website
Volume:
165
Pages:
15-22
Publication date:
2019-02-11
Acceptance date:
2019-02-05
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ISSN:
0167-5877
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977183
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pubs:977183
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uuid:7856df31-5e4b-4ab0-b382-4cdca6e6ce36
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pubs:977183
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2019-03-13

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