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Israel Reports More Newcastle Disease in Hazafon

by 5m Editor
9 May 2012, at 6:50am

ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported further outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Hazafon, affecting 5-week-old broilers and 34-week-old table egg layers.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received Follow-up Report No. 16 yesterday, 8 May.

Out of a total of 62530 susceptible birds, approximately 9000 cases were identified. 3100 deaths were recorded, and 55900 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive and the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.

Further Reading

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