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Belgium: Bird flu on parent animal farm in West Flanders

Belgium
Published Apr 1, 2022

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The source of the contamination is being investigated, but indirect contact with wild birds cannot be ruled out. This is despite the fact that less and less infected wild birds have been found in Belgium lately. The outbreak is therefore a setback for Belgian poultry farmers. The Belgian Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FAVV) had already submitted an application to regain official bird flu status. That application has been withdrawn. Agriculture Minister David Clarinval urges poultry and hobby farmers to continue to comply with biosecurity measures. If they suspect bird flu, they should contact the vet immediately. Lunteren latest outbreak The last outbreak of bird flu in the Netherlands dates from March 10 and took place in Lunteren. The latest report of bird flu in ...
Source: Nieuwe Oogst
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