Diseases - Foul Brood - Clinical Signs
American Foul Brood - Symptoms
This disease affects sealed brood and has characteristic disease signs, which may include the following:
- uneven 'pepper-pot' brood pattern
- sunken, greasy or perforated darkened cell cappings
- an unpleasant smell associated with decomposition
- sticky larval remains when drawn out with a matchstick
- dark scales (which are difficult to remove from cells).
European Foul Brood - Symptons
Symptoms can include:
- erratic or uneven brood pattern
- twisted larvae with creamy white guts which are visible through the body wall.
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