Newcastle Disease Spreads in Hazafon, Israel

17 November 2015, at 6:00am

ISRAEL - There have been 16 outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Hazafon district, and one in Hamerkaz, according to the latest OIE report from Israel.

Thirteen of the outbreaks occurred in layers, which exhibited symptoms as a drop in lay only. The remaining three outbreaks occurred in broilers.

In total, there were about 7500 cases with 3000 deaths. Over 30,000 birds were destroyed to prevent the outbreaks spreading further.