Innovax-ND-ILT is a vaccination that stimulates active immunity against Newcastle Disease (ND), Avian Infectious Laryngoracheitis Virus (ILT) and Marek’s disease (MD). It has recently been granted marketing authorisation and so will be available in the near future.
The product is particularly beneficial as it is suitable for one day old chicks or 18-19 day old embryonated chicken eggs. It aims to reduce mortality, clinical signs and lesions caused by the above diseases in young chickens in order to reduce the economical impact of the diseases themselves. The onset of immunity is 5 weeks of age for ND, 4 weeks of age for ILT and 9 days post- vaccination for MD. The duration of immunity is: 62 weeks for ND and ILTs and covers the entire risk period for MD.
Written by: Dr. Nick Garside BVetMed MRCVS