Another Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Israel

by 5m Editor
30 December 2010, at 12:25am

ISRAEL - An outbreak of Newcastle disease in mature layers has been reported in a new area of the country.

The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 3 dated 29 December to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes a single outbreak of Newcastle disease at an egg farm at Newe Yamin in Hamerkaz. Around 1,000 of the 2,300-bird laying flock, aged 41-weeks, were found to be affected on 28 December. Ten birds died and the rest of the flock has been destroyed.

The origin of the disease is uncertain.

Further Reading

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