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Squamous metaplasia of pharyngeal submucosal glands.
Vit. A
Nasal passage is sensitive indicator in chicks with this deficiency.
Vit. A
Nutrient required for maintenence of MM
Vit. A
Deficiency causes xerophalmia.
Vit. A
Deficiency causes lacrimation, eyelids may adhere.
Vit. A
Increased incidence of blood spots in eggs with this deficiency.
Vit A.
What three ways does Vit. D regulate Calcium metabolism?
Increases intestinal absorbtion, increases renal absorbtion, regulates osteoclasts/osteoblasts.
Within two weeks, see marked increase in thin and soft shelled eggs.
Vit. D
lame, stiff legged gait in 2-4 week old birds.
Vit. D
Parathyroid hyperplasia
Vit. D
What three diseases does Vit. E deficiency cause?
1. Encephalomalacia "crazy chick disease"
2. Exudative diathesis
3. Muscular dystrophy
Encephalomalacia affects what age group?
15-30 days
What area of the brain is targeted in encephalomalacia?
cerebellum
T or F
There is wing and/or leg paralysis with Vit. E deficiency.
False, neither.
Lateral recumbency, flapping, head back.
Vit. E - Encephalomalacia
Exudative diathesis is what?
Increase in capillary permeabilitiy leads to ventral edema, difficulty walking.
Muscular dystrophy is a combination of what two dificiencies?
Vit. E and sulfur AA
Causes polyneuritis in adults within two weeks of being placed on a diet deficient in this nutrient.
Thiamine B1
Chick sits on flexed legs and stargazes.
Thiamine B1
Anterior neck muscles paralyzed
Thiamine B1
"Curled toe paralysis"
Riboflavin B2
Peripheral nervous system disease primarily but also can get atrophy of gastrointestinal walls and dilation of duodenal crypts, adrenal gland hypertrophy, or atrophy of genital organs
Thiamine B1
lesions are accectuated by placement in formalin.
Encephalomalacia - vit. E
cofactor in electron transport system
Riboflavin B2
cofactor in pentose phosphate pathway and Krebs cycle. plays role in metabolism of neurotransmitters.
Thiamine B1