Inadequate intakes of calcium, phosphorus or vitamin D has caused rickets in this chicken, which has a softened beak due to inadequate deposition of tricalcium phosphate.

Rickets, soft beak, vitamin D deficient chicken

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Description: Inadequate intakes of calcium, phosphorus or vitamin D has caused rickets in this chicken, which has a softened beak due to inadequate deposition of tricalcium phosphate.

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