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Israel Reports Two More Newcastle Disease Outbreaks

by 5m Editor
19 May 2011, at 12:31am

ISRAEL - There have been two outbreaks of Newcastle disease in the last week.

The veterinary authority sent Follow Up report No. 16 dated 17 May to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report outlines two new outbreaks of Newcastle disease, which started last week. One was in a small village flock in Hamerkaz and the other was in a commercial flock of five-week-old broilers in Hazafon. In all, 18,010 birds were affected, of which 506 showed symptoms, 302 died and eight were destroyed.

Further Reading

- Find out more information on Newcastle disease by clicking here.