ETHOXYQUIN TOXICITY IN CHICKENS
 
Description    Ethoxyquin (1,2-dihydro-6-ethoxy-2,2,4-trimethylquinoline) is an antioxidant used in the feed industry. A sudden increase in broiler mortality was associated with accidental feeding of very high levels of ethoxyquin and signs were experimentally reproduced.
 
Species   Avian
 
Signs   Dullness, Increased mortality in flocks of birds
 
References   Leong V Y-M. Toxicosis in broiler chicks due to excess dietary ethoxyquin. avian dis 1992;36:1102
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