Vaccination Of Village Chickens Against Newcastle Disease
Ideris, Aini (1989) Vaccination Of Village Chickens Against Newcastle Disease. PhD thesis, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.
The village poultry is an important component of the poultry industry in South East Asia . However , Newcastle disease is always a thre at to them . While the disease is usually adequately control led by repeated applications of suitable vaccines in commercial poultry , it has not been success fully controlled in village chickens. A new method of vaccine production and administration for the village chickens needs to be developed . The objective of this study was to select an avirulent Newcastle disease virus which is immunogenic , heat resistant and transmissible among chickens and to incorporate the virus in feed that can be offered to chickens . The vaccine was prepared by coating an immunogenic and heat tolerant sub strain of V 4 virus onto food pellets . A nominal chicken do s e o f vaccine was 10 g of pellets containing 10650 % egg infectious doses of vaccine virus. The vaccine was prepared by coating an immunogenic and heat tolerant substrain of V 4 virus onto food pellets . A nominal chicken dose of vaccine was 10 g of pellets containing 10650 % egg infectious doses of vaccine virus.
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