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on January 9, 2019

159,000 layers lost in latest US Newcastle disease case

With two confirmed vND cases in California commercial poultry, a total of 269,000 birds have been lost

The most recent case of virulent Newcastle disease to hit a commercial poultry flock involved 159,000 laying hens, according to a report from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The case – the second confirmed case of vND in the U.S. during a recent outbreak -- was confirmed by…

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