Avian influenza detected on Dutch farm

Authorities cull approximately 84,000 chickens
calendar icon 1 March 2022
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Around 47,000 chickens will be culled on a farm in the eastern Dutch city of Wageningen after the detection of highly infectious avian influenza, the government said on Tuesday.

There was a similar report from the north of the country on Monday evening, leading authorities to order the culling of 37,000 chickens, reported Reuters.

More than 20 cases of the highly lethal form of avian flu have been reported in the Netherlands this year.

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