Hungary to cull 101,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak

Hungary’s food safety authority NEBIH ordered the slaughter of 101,000 chickens on 14 January due to a bird flu outbreak.

15 January 2021, at 8:43am

Reuters reports that the cull was ordered at a single egg farm in central Hungary, with a 10km observational bugger set around the farm and international partners informed of the decision.

A series of bird flu outbreaks have been reported on farms in Germany, France, Lithuania and elsewhere in Europe in recent weeks, with wild birds suspected to be spreading the disease.

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