More Bird Flu Found in Nigerian Layers

NIGERIA - Another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in Nigeria.
calendar icon 8 November 2016
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The outbreak, in the Rivers region, was of the H5N1 strain and affected 30 week old layers. Over 1900 layers were destroyed, and another 50 died in the outbreak.

The source of the outbreak is unknown, but was attributed to poor farm biosecurity.

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