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Newcastle Disease in Greece

by 5m Editor
10 January 2005, at 12:00am

GREECE - On 7 January 2005, confirmation of an outbreak of Newcastle disease was notified by the Reference Laboratory for Newcastle disease of the European Union to the Greek Veterinary Services.

Newcastle Disease in Greece - GREECE - On 7 January 2005, confirmation of an outbreak of Newcastle disease was notified by the Reference Laboratory for Newcastle disease of the European Union to the Greek Veterinary Services.

The outbreak refers to one poultry farm consisting of 20,500 broiler chickens of free-range type, which is located in Arcadia prefecture, Peloponese region.

There are no other poultry farms in the area except one farm consisting of 3,000 broilers which did not show any sign of the disease.

The Greek Veterinary Services, immediately after notification, took actions to implement stamping-out measures, according to the provisions of the European Council Directive 92/66/EEC. Source: Office International des Epizooties - 7th January 2005

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