PRO/AH> Riemerella anatipestifer – USA: (CO) wildfowl

Other Animal Disease — United States
Duck and geese death reports are on the rise in the Denver metro area. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) said that it has seen an uptick in waterfowl deaths recently, and necropsies of the birds in question ruled out avian influenza viruses and Newcastle disease, but did identify the culprit: a bacterial infection caused by _Riemerella anatipestifer_, otherwise known as “new duck disease”.
It’s not great news for the large flocks of ducks and geese that call the Denver area home throughout