Netherlands reports new avian influenza outbreak

77,000 chickens will be culled
calendar icon 16 February 2022
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The Netherlands will cull about 77,000 chickens on a farm where a case of highly contagious avian influenza was detected, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.

About 20 cases of the highly lethal form of avian influenza have been reported in the Netherlands this year, reported Reuters.

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