Duodenal Loop

Small and Backyard Flocks November 01, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

The duodenal loop is the upper part of the small intestine (also referred to as the duodenum).

Figure 1. Digestive tract of a chicken. Source: Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.