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Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckySource: https://articles.extension.org/pages/68288/mycoplasmas-in-poultryMycoplasmas are bacteria without a cell wall. There are three that can affect poultry:Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG)Mycoplasma synoviae (MS)Mycoplasma meleagridis (MM)Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG)MG is also known as chronic respiratory disease (CRD), infectious sinusitis, and mycoplasmosis. It affects chickens, turkeys, pigeons, ducks, peafowl, and passerine birds (parrots). The clinical signs vary slightly between species.
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