Coccidiosis
in poultry

Coccidiosis is the number one disease in poultry flocks globally. Coccidiosis is caused by single-celled parasites of the genus Emeria. Infection of the broiler flock starts when a chicken ingests a sporulated oocyst. As a results, one chicken can spread millions of oocysts in its feces. Coccidiosis causes severe diarrhea, weight loss, reduced egg production and high mortality.

The costs of Coccidiosis

$14.75B

Global loss in turnover a year

$0.23

Average cost per chicken

$1.50

Loss of turnover per m2

Prevention is key

Learn about measures you can take that make impact

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How cleaning combats coccidiosis

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How disinfecting combats coccidiosis

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How cleaning combats coccidiosis

What you learn from this whitepaper

Infection of the broiler flock starts when a chicken ingests a sporulated oocyst. As a result, one chicken can spread millions of oocysts in its feces infecting the rest of the flock.

Coccidiosis causes severe diarrhea, weight loss, reduced egg production and leads to high mortality rates.

What you get from this whitepaper

  • How to reduce the germ pressure
  • How to prevent infection from happening
  • The importance of good detergent
  • Why we recommend TopFoam

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How disinfecting combats coccidiosis

What you learn in this paper

Infection of the broiler flock starts when a chicken ingests a sporulated oocyst. As a result, one chicken can spread millions of oocysts in its feces infecting the rest of the flock.

Coccidiosis causes severe diarrhea, weight loss, reduced egg production and leads to high mortality rates.

What you learn in this paper

  • How to reduce the germ pressure
  • How to prevent infection from happening
  • The importance of proper disinfection
  • Why we recommend MegaDes

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