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on November 6, 2013

Newcastle Disease outbreak in Cyprus resolved, OIE reports

Three of the 27 susceptible chickens died from the disease, while the others are destroyed

An outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Cyprus has been resolved, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reported on November 6. The outbreak was initially reported on June 20.

The disease was confirmed in a backyard holding population, where 18 broilers and 9 laying hens were susceptible. Three chickens died of the disease, and the other 24 were destroyed.

The susceptible birds were quarantined, and movement control measures were implemented. The affected premises were disinfected.

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