One Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Hazafon

by 5m Editor
9 February 2012, at 7:59am

ISRAEL - Dr Nadav Galon, Director of Veterinary Services and Animal Health at Israel's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported a new outbreak of Newcastle disease in Hazafon.

The World Organisation of Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 10 yesterday, 8 February. The affected population consists of 3-week-old broilers.

Out of a total of 20000 birds, 2000 cases were reported. A total of 800 deaths occurred and the remaining 19200 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak is still unknown and the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.

Further Reading

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