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More Newcastle Disease Outbreaks Reported in Botswana

15 September 2015, at 12:00am

BOTSWANA - There have been fourteen more outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Botswana.

The outbreaks were reported mainly in backyard holdings, with only one reported on a farm.

There were 544 cases out of a susceptible population of 2161 birds, resulting in 486 deaths of birds.

The outbreaks were widespread across Botswana, with most regions affected.

Further Reading

Read our recent reports on Newcastle disease from the World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress: