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Viral Diseases – The Tip of the Iceberg


November 25, 2008
By DuPont Animal Health Solutions

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Viral Diseases – The Tip of the Iceberg
If you ask poultry producers what damage viruses can do to their business, they will understandably think mostly about major diseases such as Avian Influenza, Gumboro disease or respiratory infections such as Infectious Bronchitis virus.

November 25, 2008- If you ask poultry producers what damage viruses can
do to their business, they will understandably think mostly about major
diseases such as Avian Influenza, Gumboro disease or respiratory
infections such as Infectious Bronchitis virus. However, this is merely
the tip of the iceberg.  Viral challenges can be the triggers for a
whole range of problems which may never even appear as clinical disease
but can have an even more devastating effect on overall flock
performance, production and profits. | READ MORE