converting website visitors - news, features, articles and disease information for the poultry industry

Poultry News

Four New Outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in Israel

03 March 2015

ISRAEL - Newcastle disease has affected four poultry flocks in the Hazafon region.

According to Follow-up Report No.14 dated 2 March from the veterinary authority to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), there have been four new outbreaks of Newcastle disease, all in the northern region of Hazafon, starting between 15 and 21 February.

The three most recent outbreaks are in the same area, Acco. In total, 24,035 birds were affected of which, 572 showed symptoms and 399 died; 23,636 have been destroyed.

One of the flocks affected is described as "backyard" but the other three were commercial farms - two with laying hens and one with broilers.

Further Reading

Find out more information on Newcastle disease by clicking here.

ThePoultrySite News Desk

Related News

Our Sponsors


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals