Fowl typhoid

Last Modified: Mon, 26 Jun 2023 14:31:38 IST
Disease name Fowl typhoid
Animal Health Law Category if applicable D, E
Species affected Avian
Description Fowl typhoid is a disease affecting chickens. It is caused by Salmonella gallinarum. Clinical signs include diarrhoea and dehydration. Mortality rates tend to be high.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Unknown. No recorded cases in records going back to 1996.
DAFM Division Responsible VPHPPH

S.I. No. 130/2016 - Notification and Control of Diseases affecting Terrestrial Animals (No. 2) Regulations 2016. (

Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes