OIE: Avian Influenza H7N7 Found in Netherlands

NETHERLANDS - Low pathogenic avian influenza virus H7N7 has been discovered in a free-range laying flock in Hagestijn, which us in the province of Utrecht in central Netherlands.
calendar icon 16 August 2012
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The outbreak was reported to the OIE by Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.

The outbreak occured on a free-range farm and was discovered during a routine check.

In total 31,870 free range laying hens were destroyed. The cause of the outbreak is unknown.

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