Canadian Poultry Magazine

Newcastle Disease – United States

By Canadian Poultry magazine   

Features Disease watch Health Diseases

DATE: August 10

LOCATION: Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California

DETAILS: The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed 16 additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease [vND] in backyard exhibition chickens in Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.


Over the past few weeks, the response team intensified its efforts and identified additional cases of vND within existing disease-control areas. Affected flocks are quickly being euthanized. Together, these actions will help prevent additional disease spread and eradicate the disease more quickly.

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