SDSU Extension serves as the outreach arm of South Dakota State University, our state’s land grant university. With access to faculty and researchers, and extensive experience, our team provides South Dakotans with resources to help answer questions.
Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a coronavirus that infects chicken flocks, causing respiratory disease. Some IBV isolates can result in a kidney disease (nephritis). Drop of egg production in laying hens is an important sign for IBV infection.
SDSU Extension publishes the Livestock Newsletter to provide South Dakota producers, industry professionals and consumers with timely research-based recommendations.