Occurrence of Myelocytoma in a Broiler Flock in Tehran Province, Iran



Large creamy color livers of some chickens from a commercial broiler flock, reared in Tehran province, were noticed in a slaughter house. Myeloid leukosis (myelocytoma) characterized by presence of typical gross and microscopic lesions was diagnosed. Further studies for assessment of prevalence of this disease in broiler breeders and broilers flocks was suggested.