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Table 3 Individual data for recipient chickens in sub-passage study

From: Studies of the transmissibility of the agent of bovine spongiform encephalopathy to the domestic chicken

Bird identification Primary exposure group source of inoculum Sex Survival time (days) Experimental outcome (E/D)b
387 Parenteral BSE m 111 (E) Pecking trauma
391 Parenteral BSE f 131 (E) Neurological signs/NSL
392 Parenteral BSE f 353 (E) Prolapsed oviduct
385 Parenteral BSE m 916 (E) Neurological signs/NSL
384 Parenteral BSE m 1059 (D) Pneumonia
390 Parenteral BSE f 1217 (E) Ovarian adenocarcinoma
393 Parenteral BSE f 1229 (E) Ovarian adenocarcinoma
395 Parenteral BSE f 1266 (E) Ovarian adenocarcinoma
379 Parenteral BSE m 1377 (E) Neurological signs/NSL
394 Parenteral BSE f 1728 (D) Ovarian adenocarcinoma
389 Parenteral BSE f 1728 (E) Ovarian adenocarcinoma
376 Parenteral BSE m 1834 Terminal kill/NSL
378 Parenteral BSE m 1834 Terminal kill/NSL
382 Parenteral BSE m 1834 Terminal kill/NSL
388 Parenteral BSE m 1834 Terminal kill/NSL
945 Oral BSE f 154 (E) Pecking injuries
943 Oral BSE f 209 (E) Pecking injuries
930 Oral BSE m 353 (E) Crop impaction
931 Oral BSE m 353 (E) Crop impaction
942 Oral BSE f 448 (E) Egg peritonitis
928 Oral BSE m 891 (E) Musculoskeletal/neurological signs
935 Oral BSE f 940 (E) Wing fracture
937 Oral BSE f 951 (E) Musculoskeletal/neurological signs
929 Oral BSE m 967 (E) Neurological signs
927 Oral BSE m 1258 (D) Previous neurological signs.
946 Oral BSE f 1483 (E) Egg peritonitis
939 Oral BSE f 1636 (D) Ovarian adenocarcinoma
933 Oral BSE m 1833 Terminal kill/degenerative joint disease
941 Oral BSE m 1833 Terminal kill/degenerative joint disease
936 Oral BSE f 1833 Terminal kill/mild egg peritonitis
926 Oral BSE m 1833 Terminal kill/degenerative joint disease
870 Parenteral saline control f 156 (E) Prolapsed oviduct
860 Parenteral saline control f 209 (E) Pecking trauma
865 Parenteral saline control m 328 (E) Crop impaction
858 Parenteral saline control m 513 (E) Suppurative keratitis
862 Parenteral saline control m 1206 (D) Possible ataxia/NSL
853 Parenteral saline control m 1219 (E) Neurological signs/NSL
866 Parenteral saline control m 1343 (E) Musculoskeletal/neurological signs/NSL
856 Parenteral saline control f 1372 (E) Neurological signs/NSL
851 Parenteral saline control m 1620 (D) Possible neurological signs/NSL
855 Parenteral saline control m 1643 (D) Musculoskeletal/neurological signs/NSL
863 Parenteral saline control m 1655 (E) Musculoskeletal/neurological signs/degenerative joint disease
871 Parenteral saline control f 1666 (D) Ovarian adenocarcinoma
867 Parenteral saline control f 1835 Terminal kill/degenerative joint disease
710 Salinea m 351 (E) Musculoskeletal/neurological signs.
704 Salinea f 446 (E) Prolapsed oviduct
712 Salinea m 730 (E) Intermittent haemorrhage from comb
708 Salinea f 761 (E) Coelomic mass
715 Salinea m 968 (E) Neurological signs
707 Salinea f 1439 (D)Ovarian adenocarcinoma
706 Salinea f 1448 (E) Ovarian adenocarcinoma
705 Salinea f 1721 (E) Egg peritonitis
714 Salinea m 1729 Terminal kill/multifocal non-suppurative meningoencephalitis
709 Salinea m 1729 Terminal kill/NSL
711 Salinea m 1730 Terminal kill/NSL
713 Salinea m 1730 Terminal kill/NSL
  1. All recipient chickens were exposed intracranially
  2. aSaline controls, not derived from primary transmission groups
  3. m male; f female
  4. bE euthanasia due to compromised welfare; D found dead
  5. NSL no significant lesions at necropsy