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on April 20, 2022

40,117 Swedish layers euthanized after Newcastle outbreak

No increase in mortality was witnessed, but there was a decline in egg production

A flock of 40,117 laying hens in Kristianstad, Sweden was recently culled following an outbreak of Newcastle disease virus.

A report on the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) website stated that in late March the flock had been exhibiting signs of decreased egg production and there was a presence…

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