Sunday, April 1, 2012

Israel: Avian Flu: 20,000 Turkeys to be culled

Discovery at Moshav Zavdiel is third case in recent weeks

The Agriculture Ministry plans to slaughter 20,000 turkeys from the same coop after avian flu was discovered there.

The coop, on Moshav Zavdiel, near Lachish in the lower Judean plain, is the third farming community discovered in Israel in recent weeks with an avian flu outbreak.

Source and more: Times of Israel

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