Poultry Health

Exotic Newcastle Disease

Exotic Newcastle Disease (END) is a contagious and fatal viral disease affecting most species of birds. Also known as Velogenic Viscerotropic Newcastle Disease (VVND), END is a foreign animal disease in the U.S. and is considered one of the most infectious diseases of birds and poultry. END can infect and cause death even in vaccinated poultry. END is a reportable disease to the Texas Animal Health Commission.

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Infectious Laryngotracheitis

Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) is an acute, highly infectious, respiratory disease in poultry caused by a hepesvirus. ILT is a reportable disease to the Texas Animal Health Commission.

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Pullorum Typhoid

Pullorum Typhoid (PT) are septicaemic diseases, primarily of chickens and turkeys, casued by bacteria. Fowl typhoid should not be confused with typhoid fever in humans, which is caused by a different organizm. PT is a reportable disease to the Texas Animal Health Commission.

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