Israel Reports Another Six ND Outbreaks

by 5m Editor
8 February 2011, at 12:41am

ISRAEL - There were six new outbreaks of Newcastle disease (ND) in the north of the country over the last month.

The authorities sent Follow Up Report No. 6 on 6 February 2011 to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) between 5 January and 2 February.

The six farms – with layers, broilers and village flocks – in the regions of Hazafon and Haifa involved a total of 60,294 birds, of which 13,272 were affected and 3,050 died. The remaining 50,644 birds have been culled.