Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckySource: https://articles.extension.org/pages/68114/bordetellosis-in-poultryBordetellosis, also known as turkey coryza or turkey rhinotracheitis, is an upper respiratory infection caused by the bacterium Bordetella avium. This disease affects turkeys and, rarely, broilers.The infection can be transmitted from bird to bird within a flock. Transfer of the disease between flocks typically occurs as a result of human activity, but it can also result from contaminated drinking water, feed, or litter.
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