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Vaccines against bird flu have been successfully tested in the Netherlands

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Published Mar 24, 2023

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Two vaccines have been shown to be effective in protecting chickens from bird flu. This is evidenced by the research of the University of Wageningen. In laboratory conditions, vaccination protects chickens against bird flu and prevents the spread of the virus. This is reported by NOS. Four different vaccines have been tested in the laboratory on chickens. Each vaccine was administered to ten chickens. Eventually, half of these chickens were infected with the bird flu virus. […]

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Two vaccines have been shown to be effective in protecting chickens from bird flu. This is evidenced by the research of the University of Wageningen. In laboratory conditions, vaccination protects chickens against bird flu and prevents the spread of the virus. This is reported by NOS. Four different vaccines have been tested in the laboratory on chickens. Each vaccine was administered to ten chickens. Eventually, half of these chickens were infected with the bird flu virus. For two of the four vaccines, the chickens did not get bird flu and the virus did not spread. On the farm, chickens have to fight against various diseases and other vaccinations. Therefore, the two successful vaccines will be tested in several poultry farms. This so-called field study will begin this summer. However, vaccines are only suitable for a few types of poultry. "Only chickens and turkeys are protected against bird flu with these vaccines," ...
Source: Agrotimes
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