Poor Biosecurity Measures Implicated in Latest Nigerian Bird Flu Outbreaks

NIGERIA - Seven more outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in Nigeria.
calendar icon 7 March 2016
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The outbreaks of the H5N1 strain affected layers and pullets in Plateau, Federal Capital Territory, Kaduna, and Kano.

The report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said that poor farm biosecurity was to blame for the outbreaks.

Over 2000 poultry died and over 12,000 were destroyed as a result of the outbreaks.

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