Jæren: New outbreak of bird flu reported, 7,500 additional hens must be terminated

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A new outbreak of bird flu has been discovered among hens in Jæren. This is the second outbreak in a week.

Lise Petterson, a regional director at the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, confirmed the information, Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) reports.

“We have closed the property. And we are now working on getting a decision from the farmer on the destruction, termination, and decontamination of the animals,” Petterson told NRK.

A total of 7,500 hens on the property must be terminated and destroyed.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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