Newcastle disease


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Newcastle disease

n
(Veterinary Science) an acute viral disease of birds, esp poultry, characterized by pneumonia and inflammation of the central nervous system
[C20: named after Newcastle upon Tyne, where it was recorded in 1926]
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Noun1.Newcastle disease - disease of domestic fowl and other birds
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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The farmer will only do one single Newcastle disease vaccination in the Broiler farm at day 14 instead of 2 vaccinations as done previously.
This feature also removes the fear of reagent degradation and assures that the diagnosis of Newcastle disease in local poultry farms in endemic areas would be faster thus, making it more convenient,' the BAR said.
Newcastle disease is caused by Newcastle disease virus (NDV), also known as avian paramyxovirus type-1 (APMV-1) is highly infectious disease of birds and has a significant adverse impact in the poultry industry worldwide.
4] Newcastle disease vaccine in cassava once, twice or thrice; and tested for hemagglutination inhibition (HI) antibody response and observed that the immune status of the chicken flocks improved with number of vaccinations.
Influenza, Newcastle Disease, Rickettsial- pox, Japanese encephalitis Scientists say in view of climate change and pathogens/ viruses crossing over continents, movement of wild birds should be tracked Methods include ringing, colour banding and satellite tracking with frequent testing of blood samples.
Veterinarians have to deal with so many age-old problems, from food insecurity and malnutrition to Newcastle disease, rabies and other zoonoses, even as new ones emerge.
The objective of the present project was to study immunomodulatory effect of probiotic on broiler chicks vaccinated against Newcastle disease, the effect on lymphoid organs and on feed conversion efficiency.
Tests showed that the new recombinant virus vaccinated chickens against both Newcastle disease virus and H5N1.
Newcastle disease virus (NDV) can kill 80-90 percent of chickens
He pointed out that poultry is becoming the second largest and fastest-growing industry in Pakistan but unfortunately it has faced serious challenges like the Newcastle disease in recent years.
But if you see signs that are unusual and some of the symptoms of diseases that we are most worried about, such as avian flu and Newcastle disease (a fatal disease transmitted through infected birds' droppings and secretions from the nose, mouth, and eyes) we need to know about it.
Classic Swine Fever and Teschen diseases cause more than $1 million of annual losses in the pig supply chains, and Newcastle disease costs more than $1.

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