New Case of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Detected in Poultry

by 5m Editor
11 June 2013, at 8:26am

NORWAY - Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) has been detected in a hobby poultry flock in Nord-Trøndelag.

ILT is a Group A disease that attacks the respiratory system. 120 ornamental chickens will be slaughtered to prevent further spread of the disease.

The animal husbandry will then be redeveloped to remove the infection.

The diagnosis was confirmed by head office 5/28/13.

Infectious substance is highly undesirable in commercial poultry. The disease is therefore listed as a Group A disease in Norway.

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