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Vaccines protect flocks from IBD, prevent losses

Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) is responsible for huge economic losses for many poultry producers. A resistant virus, it continues to threaten the global poultry...

Management systems partly to blame for IBD prevalence

The desire to maximize space to produce more birds is partly responsible for the continued prevalence of diseases like Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD). “With...

Virulent IBD, economically important and dominates in Asia

Although not the leading poultry disease in Asia, Infectious Bursal Disease is one of the most economically important diseases affecting poultry operations in the...

Biosecurity, vaccination key to controlling IBD

Biosecurity and vaccination, together with good management, are key to controlling Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) in poultry. First identified over 60 years ago, IBD,...

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