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Pullorum Disease Hits Breeding Flock

by 5m Editor
3 August 2010, at 12:33am

JAPAN - <em>Salmonella pullorum</em> has been found in a small flock of breeding chickens.

The veterinary authority has sent Immediate Notification dated 2 August to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The sub-clinical form of the diseases was found on 30 July in a flock of 800 breeding chickens in Kyoto city. Three birds died and nine were destroyed. The last outbreak of pullorum diseases in Japan was in May 2002.

Further Reading

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