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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Germany Reports More Low-Path Bird Flu

Article from The Poultry Site :

" GERMANY : Three more farms have been found with the H7N7 low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) virus, all in the area previously affected by the disease.

The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 3 dated 13 June to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report continues that the H7N7 sub-type of the LPAI virus has been found on three more poultry farms in G├╝tersloh in North Rhine- Westphalia between 4 and 8 June. In all, eight H7N7-positive birds were found in the flocks totalling 11,719. All birds have since been destroyed."

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