New case of bird flu in the Netherlands: a bitter blow, says minister

November 30, 2014 4:41 PM

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Bird flu has been identified at a poultry farm in Zoeterwoude, in Zuid Holland province. It is the first case in almost a week and takes the total number of affected farms since the outbreak began to five.

All 28,000 chickens on the farm will be destroyed and tests carried out on the efour other poultry farms within a 10 kilometre radius of the affected company. The farm is 20 kilometres from Ter Aar, where avian flu was found a week ago.

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