perosis

A nutritional disease of young birds (e.g., chicks and turkeys) characterised by shortening and thickening of the limb bones and a deformity known as 'slipped tendon,' overcrowding, confinement, and wire floors without roosts are predisposing factors. ... Origin: pero-+ G. -osis, condition ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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perosis

(from the article `feed`) ...essential for animals, and the usual diets for all farm animals supply sufficient quantities. A lack of manganese may cause the nutritional ...
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perosis

perosis 1. Malicious mutilation. 2. A malformation of the tarsal joint of poultry. This is associated with a deficiency of manganese or an excess of calcium and phosphorus.
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Perosis

malformation of the hock joint
Found on http://afspoultry.ca.uky.edu/extension-glossary
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