Controlling Newcastle disease in village chickens: a field manual

Date released
08 January 2001
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R Alders and P Spradbrow


This manual presents information that aims to enable veterinary departments and development agencies to implement a sustainable Newcastle Disease (ND) control program. Topics discussed include the characteristics of ND, collection and submission of samples for the diagnoses of ND, disease control measures emphasising vaccination with thermostable vaccines, gender and ethnoveterinary aspects of ND control, and the development of an extension program for ND control.