Coccidiosis, Kidney

calendar icon 22 March 2019
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A disease of geese caused by Eimeria truncata that can cause high mortality in geese of 3-12 weeks of age, it can also infect Barbary ducks and swans.


  • Depression.
  • Weakness.
  • Diarrhoea - faeces tend to be whitish.
  • Reduced feed intake.

Post-mortem lesions

  • Enlarged kidneys.
  • Kidneys light grey to greyish pink.
  • Tiny white foci and petechiae in the kidneys.


Lesions, presence of coccidial stages in fresh scrapings of kidney lesions.


Controlled trials of treatments have not been published.


Good Hygiene.

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