Bird flu scare prompts pre-Xmas turkey cull
AFP · 17 Dec 2014, 08:00
Published: 17 Dec 2014 08:00 GMT+01:00
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The precautionary move came after the discovery at a poultry farm in Lower Saxony.
He said the strain detected in the Cloppenburg district was the same as that found at another farm in November in Schleswig-Holstein state.
Meyer expressed concern that the virus could spread quickly. "Cloppenburg is a traditional heartland of the poultry industry," he said.