limberneck

limberneck

flaccid paralysis or paresis of the neck, used principally in referring to poultry with botulism.
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botulinum Botulism in humans and animals; Subterminal termed limberneck in birds Cl.
Botulism (botch-yoo-lizm) A form of food poisoning, also known as limberneck, caused by consuming feedstuffs that contain the botulism bacteria.
We lost chickens to limberneck for a week afterwards