Economic value of a New Zealand infectious bronchitis vaccine

Economic value of a New Zealand infectious bronchitis vaccine
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In the course of research on infectious bronchitis (IB) in chickens in New Zealand, one strain of IB virus was selected and attenuated as a local vaccine virus and produced in limited quantities at Massey University for trial purposes. Large-scale vaccination trials have now commenced with broiler flocks and will continue throughout the winter 1976. A summary of the results of all these trials will be the subject of a separate publication. However, in the meantime I should like to report the economic advantage that the vaccine has had on one particular farm in the North Island…

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