Impact of Avian Influenza on Village Poultry Production Globally

  title={Impact of Avian Influenza on Village Poultry Production Globally},
  author={Robyn G. Alders and Joseph A. Awuni and Brigitte Bagnol and Penny C Farrell and N. de Haan},
Village poultry and their owners were frequently implicated in disease transmission in the early days of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 pandemic. With improved understanding of the epidemiology of the disease, it was recognized that village poultry raised under extensive conditions pose less of a threat than intensively raised poultry of homogeneous genetic stock with poor biosecurity. This paper provides an overview of village poultry production and the multiple ways that… 
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