Netherlands: Bird flu outbreak on small-scale Boskoop farms

Published May 20, 2022

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Bird flu was diagnosed on a small-scale livestock farm in Boskoop, South Holland. It is probably a highly pathogenic variant, reports the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.

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The approximately three hundred birds are culled by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA). These are chickens, ducks, pheasants and quail. There are no other poultry farms in the 3 kilometer zone around the infected location. Five poultry farms are located in the 10 kilometer zone. The transport ban applies immediately for this zone. In the context of the contamination at the Boskoop location, a tracing investigation is being conducted into high-risk contacts. If necessary, additional measures will be taken as a result. Transport ban The transport ban applies to all birds, hatching and table eggs. The ban also applies to bird manure and used litter, and to other animals and animal products from poultry farms. In addition, hunting rules apply, for example in this area it is prohibited ...
Source: Nieuwe Oogst
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