Canadian Poultry Magazine

ILT – Perth County – Ontario

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Infectious Laryngotracheitis confirmed in egg layer flock.

DATE: December 5, 2018

LOCATION: Perth County, Ontario

DETAILS: Further laboratory tests have confirmed the diagnosis of Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) in a Perth county egg layer flock. Birds were previously vaccinated as pullets. Mortality levels are decreasing, and the remainder of the flock appears healthy. Strict biocontainment measures are in place at the farm. Poultry producers and small flock growers are being urged to maintain enhanced biosecurity, particularly in unvaccinated flocks in the 10 km radius biosecurity risk area.


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