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  • MN, Canada: Laryngotracheitis (ILT) in a backyard flock discovered In Southeast Manitoba

    Source: https://www.pembinavalleyonline.com/...heast-manitoba

    Highly Contagious Chicken Disease Discovered In Southeast Manitoba
    Category: Ag News
    Published: Wednesday, 12 June 2019 14:41
    Written by Cory Knutt

    A highly contagious disease, called Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT), has been discovered in a backyard flock south of Steinbach.

    Manitoba Chicken Producers Executive Director Wayne Hiltz says its been decades since the herpes-like virus was discovered in a commercial flock, however it is more common in backyard operations. Hiltz notes he was notified about the discovery on May 30th.

    He says the disease has been known to wipe-out up to 50 per cent of a flock...
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