Newcastle Disease Recurs in Fighting Birds

PERU - A second report has been received about an outbreak of Newcastle disease in a flock of fighting cocks.
calendar icon 27 July 2010
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The veterinary authority sent an Immediate Notification dated 23 July to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes one outbreak of Newcastle disease in a flock of 211 fighting cocks in the village of Pueblo Nuevo, near Chepé in the region of La Libertad on the north-west coast of the country. In total, 27 birds showed symptoms, 11 died and 16 cockerels were destroyed.

A number of control actions have been implemented by the authorities.

This is the fourth outbreak of Newcastle diseases in the country since December 2009.

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