Bird Flu hits Europe - KCRG

The World Organization for Animal Health reports the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungry, the Netherlands, Poland Sweden, Switzerland, and Russia despite biosecurity efforts. More outbreaks have also ...

Bird flu found at small poultry farm in Germany - Reuters

HAMBURG A case of high risk H5N8 bird flu has been found on a small farm in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in east Germany, state authorities said on Wednesday. The farm has about 300 chickens, ducks and geese, said the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state ...

Japan culling 330000 birds to fight avian flu - Asia Times

Japan has begun slaughtering more than 330,000 farm birds in an attempt to contain its first outbreaks of a highly contagious strain of avian flu in nearly two years, the government said on Tuesday. Top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga announced ...

Highly Contagious Bird Flu Outbreak In Japan Prompts Officials To Kill 300000 Chickens And Ducks - Huffington Post

Workers wearing protective suits cull ducks after some tested positive for H5 bird flu at a poultry farm in Aomori, northern Japan. November 29, 2016. TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has started culling more than 300,000 chickens and ducks after the discovery ...