Infectious Diseases 2009

Infectious Diseases 2009

Honduras: outbreak of Newcastle disease

4 November, 2009

The Veterinary authorities of Honduras reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease in Cucuyagua, Copan.

From 11000 birds, 6500 died. 11,000 layer hens in two batches, the first composed of 6,000 birds 52 weeks old at the production phase and the second one composed of 5,000 birds 23 weeks old at the end of the breeding stage.