Broiler Flock Slaughtered Due to Newcastle Disease13 September 2013
ISRAEL - For the first time since August, there has been a new outbreak of Newcastle disease.
The veterinary authority sent an Immediate Notification dated 13 September to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
The report describes an outbreak of Newcastle disease in Ashkelon in the southern region, Hadarom.
The outbreak, which started on 10 September, affected a flock of 17,000 six-and-a-half-week-old broilers, just before marketing. Around 2,000 of them showed symptoms, 600 died and 16,400 have been destroyed.
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