Infectious Diseases 2009

Infectious Diseases 2009

Newcastle disease found in Israel

15 June, 2009

Israeli Veterinary Services have confirmed a new outbreak of Newcastle disease in poultry in the south of the country.
The disease was diagnosed in 4 weeks old broilers in Kfar Menahem. There are 8 poultry houses and the disease was detected in only two houses. Culling in all the 8 houses has begun and is expected to be finished within 24 hours.
The farm contains 150,000 birds.