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Upper left - internal view of backbone and rib cage showing enlargements (rachitic rosary) on the ribs.  Upper right - enlarged rib cage showing the rachitic rosary (white enlargements on ribs) just to the left and right of the back bone.  Lower left -  soft beak in vitamin D deficiency.  Lower right - soft leg bone in rickets.

Rickets in vitamin D-deficient broiler

Credit: Lyn Carew

Digital Credit: Lyn Carew

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Description: Upper left - internal view of backbone and rib cage showing enlargements (rachitic rosary) on the ribs. Upper right - enlarged rib cage showing the rachitic rosary (white enlargements on ribs) just to the left and right of the back bone. Lower left - soft beak in vitamin D deficiency. Lower right - soft leg bone in rickets.

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