Newcastle Disease at Tallegg Poultry Farm.

ESTONIA - The Tallegg poultry producer in Estonia has confirmed an outbreak of Newcastle disease at its Tellivere-Kulli farm near Tallinn, according to the LETA news agency.
calendar icon 9 November 2007
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The company started killing chickens immediately after confirmation of the disease was received from a laboratory in the United Kingdom in early November. The farm has six chicken houses with a total of approximately 200,000 birds.

Teet Soorm, Tallegg's CEO, told a press conference that Tallegg's chickens are insured, and added that eggs account for 14 per cent of the company's turnover.

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