A necropsy is especially important when one or more individuals in a flock die for the reasons below.

  • Identify the cause and¬†answer questions about the health of the individual animal
  • Allow more targeted treatment of the other individuals in the flock
  • Make any husbandry changes necessary
  • Validate adequacy of any parasite control and other preventive medicine practices.
  • Indirectly learn the health status of the group/flock
  • Make changes to the preventative medicine protocol


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