crazy chick disease
- crazy chick disease -'chik- n a disease of the nervous system of young chickens caused by inadequate intake of vitamin E and marked by severe muscular incoordination, tremors, and encephalomalacia followed by paralysis and by renal congestion and failure called also crazy chick
* * *1. avian encephalomalacia. 2. avian encephalomyelitis.
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