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Infectious stunting syndrome: evidence of vertical transmission
  1. PJ Wyeth and
  2. NJ Chettle


Day-old broiler chicks were collected while in transit from a hatchery to a farm and reared in isolation. These chicks did not develop clinical signs of infectious stunting syndrome. When they were 14 days old, susceptible day-old chicks were placed in contact with them and these subsequently developed typical signs and lesions of the disease.

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