Achados anatomopatológicos em perdizes (Rhynchotus rufescens) criadas em cativeiro

Nenhuma Miniatura disponível

Data

2016-01-01

Autores

Momo, Claudia
Garrido, Eduardo
Werther, Karin [UNESP]

Título da Revista

ISSN da Revista

Título de Volume

Editor

Resumo

The red-winged tinamou (Rhynchotus rufescens), a bird from the Tinamidae family, can be easily adapted to captivity. It is considered suitable for producing good quality meat while presenting great feed conversion rate, characteristics that make it interesting for commercial production. Therefore, in order to determine the major diseases that affect these birds, 114 birds from two different aviary types that died over a 12-year period, 1994-2006, were analyzed macro-and microscopically. Anatomical and pathological examinations showed that the most frequently affected systems were the urinary and digestive tracts. In the urinary tract, the main finding was gout, followed by amyloidosis and parasitism by the trematode Paratanaisia confusa. In the digestive tract, the presence of foreign material and parasitism by Capillaria penidoi were observed in the esophagus and crop. This study aims to describe the main anatomical and pathological findings in captive-bred red-winged tinamou and correlate them with the aviary type.

Descrição

Palavras-chave

Amyloidosis, Capillaria penidoi, Paratanaisia confuse, Uric gout

Como citar

Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, v. 53, n. 3, p. 227-234, 2016.