Newcastle disease is one of the most common poultry diseases and is often seen in chickens and roosters. Maybe the name of this disease is interesting for some people, the reason for naming this disease is the city of Newcastle, where this disease was first seen in this city. Newcastle disease is contagious and is known as an infectious disease. The origin of the Newcastle disease virus is in the eye secretions of chickens. This disease is often spread to chickens and roosters through wild birds.
Symptoms: Cough, irregular breathing, immobility, loss of appetite, muscle tremors, partial paralysis or complete paralysis.
Prevention: Compliance with safety and health tips is the main factor in preventing this disease. Vaccination is the most effective tool to control this disease. The use of live and oily vaccines leads to a reduction in herd losses. It is also very useful to prevent diseases by reducing the entry of pollutants into the salon.
Treatment: If this disease occurs, sick chickens should be separated from healthy chickens and the environment should be well disinfected, so that other chickens are safe.