Sweden: Newcastle Disease Detected Among Laying Hens in Lekeberg
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In late October, Swedish authorities detected the presence of Newcastle disease among laying hens on a farm in Lekeberg, Örebro county. The 7,500 animals on the infected farm will be culled and the farm will be decontaminated. Prior to this detection, the most recent outbreak of Newcastle disease in Sweden was in 2018, in a flock of laying hens in Västra Götaland.