Nebraska reports avian influenza outbreak in commercial chicken flock

The outbreak affects 570,000 chickens
calendar icon 23 March 2022
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The US state of Nebraska reported on Tuesday an outbreak of highly lethal avian influenza in a flock of 570,000 chickens being raised for meat, reported Reuters.

Millions of US broiler chickens being raised for meat, egg-laying chickens and turkeys have been infected with avian influenza since February or culled to prevent the spread of the disease.

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