Newcastle Disease Outbreak Affects Turkeys

ISRAEL - Dr Nadav Galon, Director of Veterinary Services and Animal Health in Israel's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease in Hazafon.
calendar icon 4 January 2012
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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 6 on 1 January. The affected population consists of 30-day-old turkeys.

A total of 19000 birds were found susceptible to the outbreak, out of which 3000 cases were identified. A total of 3000 deaths was recorded, and the remaining 16000 turkeys were destroyed.

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

Further Reading

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