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Which of the following disease is also called as Gumboro disease?
1. Infectious Coryza
2. Infectious Bronchitis
3. Infectious Bursal Disease
4. Newcastle Disease

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Infectious Bursal Disease

The correct answer is Infectious Bursal Disease.

  • This is acute and highly contagious infection of chickens.
  • It is otherwise called as Gumboro disease or Infectious Bursitis or Avian nephrosis.
  • Young chicks upto 0 - 6 weeks are more susceptible.
  • Morbidity is 100% and mortality is 80-90%
  • Self vent pecking, Anorexia, Depression and trembling, Ruffled feathers.


  • Prevention:
  • Treating feeders and waterers with 5% formalin.
  • Include immuno-stimulants like Vitamin E in the feed.
  • IBD live primary and booster vaccine in 12 -14 and 22 - 24 days respectively.

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