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Newcastle disease

A highly infectious viral disease of poultry. Symptoms include reduced yield of often soft and misshapen eggs, lack of appetite, troubled breathing, nasal discharges and diarrhea. High mortality amongst young birds is common.
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  • Exotic Newcastle disease
  • velogenic viscerotropic Newcastle disease
  • velogenic Newcastle disease
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