What could virulent Newcastle disease mean for layer industry?
The director of the California Department of Food and Agriculture gives Egg Industry insight on how disease can affect layer hens and egg production.
Since May 18, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed virulent Newcastle disease (vND) cases in California, including San Bernardino County, Riverside County, Los Angeles County and one in Ventura County. USDA also confirmed one case in Utah County, Utah.
Deven King, managing Editor of Egg Industry…