Japan to cull 20,000 chickens in bird flu scare

30th November 2010, Comments 0 comments

Five chickens infected with the bird flu virus were found dead at an egg-laying farm in Shimane prefecture, western Japan, 29 November. The authorities have asked bird farms within a 10km radius not to move any birds or chicks, and have asked the owner of the affected farm to destroy 20,000 chickens as a precautionary ...

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