Fighting cocks: risk for the Caribbean regarding avian influenza and Newcastle disease

@inproceedings{Laurent2012FightingCR,
  title={Fighting cocks: risk for the Caribbean regarding avian influenza and Newcastle disease},
  author={Marion Laurent and L Bournez and Alejandro E Delgado and Mireille Mond{\'e}sir and John Douglas Shaw and Thierry Lefrançois and Jennifer Pradel and W. G. Ai and Mark Trotman},
  year={2012}
}
Cockfighting is an important tradition in many Caribbean countries and territories, with the legal status of cockfights varying by country. Uncontrolled movement of poultry may represent an important route for pathogen introduction and spread. The Caribbean Animal Health Network (CaribVET) conducted a survey in order to assess the risk of circulation of Avian Influenza (AI) and Newcastle disease (ND) through movement of fighting cocks. Potential risk pathways were identified by the CaribVET… CONTINUE READING

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