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on December 18, 2018

OIE: California vND case was in commercial layer pullets

About 110,000 pullets in Riverside County, California, were susceptible to virulent Newcastle disease and have been depopulated

The first commercial poultry flock to test positive for virulent Newcastle disease (vND) in the United States since 2003 was a flock of six-week-old layer pullets, according to a report from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service…

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