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Newcastle Disease in Sweden

by 5m Editor
5 November 2008, at 9:09a.m.

SWEDEN - The veterinary authority has informed the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about a new outbreak of Newcastle disease.

The authorities report the outbreak that started on 2 November at Trelleborg in the county of Län in the far south of the country.

The affected establishment, they say, consists of one house with 16,000 egg-producing poultry. The sampling was based on disturbances in egg production during the last three weeks together with higher mortality and lower feed consumption.

The whole flock was destroyed.

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