Newcastle Disease Breaks Out in Israel

ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease in Hadarom.
calendar icon 28 September 2011
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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received an immediate notification yesterday, 27 September. The affected population comprises 5 to 7-week-old broilers. The flock has been divided into four pens. All the pens were affected.

A total of 10,5000 birds were found susceptible to the disease, out of which 4500 were identified. A total of 1500 deaths was recorded, and 10,3500 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive. The epidemiological investigation is ongoing.

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