Newcastle Disease Information

Exotic Newcastle Disease

Exotic Newcastle disease is a contagious and fatal viral disease affecting all species of birds. It is one of the most infectious diseases of poultry in the world; it is so virulent that many birds die without showing any clinical signs, and a death rate of nearly 100 percent can occur. Outbreaks of exotic Newcastle disease severely affect the poultry industry.

Resources
  • Exotic Newcastle Disease Information
      800-491-1899 (Toll-Free Hotline, recorded information 24 hours a day in English, Spanish and Vietnamese)
      562-795-1940 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Emergency Operations Center
  • California Department of Food and Agriculture‚ÄďAnimal Health Branch/Newcastle Information www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/ah/Newcastle_info.htm