Culling Complete at Norfolk farms

by Medindia Content Team on  May 6, 2006 at 12:03 PM Bird Flu News
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Culling Complete at Norfolk farms
Norfolk, known to house some of Europe's biggest Poultry farms, has been in the news, following reports of the detection of the H7N3 Strain of bird flu on three of its farms. Three farms which have reported the infection, have witnessed culling of birds, and have ensured its safe disposal, cleansing and disinfection procedures. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have issued this statement.

A restricted zone extending nearly 1 km around each of the farms has been imposed, and any movement of poultry or poultry products will be possible only with license issued from the State Veterinary Service.


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