More Avian Flu Found in Nigeria

NIGERIA - Another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been affecting backyard birds in Nigeria.
calendar icon 9 September 2015
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The outbreak was of the H5N1 serotype, and occurred in the Rivers area.

There were 450 deaths out of a susceptible population of 528 birds. The remaining 78 birds were destroyed to prevent the disease spreading.

The birds affected included broilers, two-week-old cockerels and 104-week-old turkeys.

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