Bird flu alert in France: More than 5 thousand places…

Due to the risk of bird flu in France, all poultry in open or closed farms in 5 thousand towns were quarantined. It was decided to apply quarantine to all poultry under 42 days in 500 towns.


The Ministry of Agriculture also said that on the increasing risk of infection for poultry and farm birds, “that the level of avian flu has increased from initial to moderate“The decree has been issued.

The agriculture union management criticized the Ministry’s decision and stated that bird flu spread in closed farms and that this risk did not exist in farms in open areas.

The union also argued that the Ministry turned to temporary measures, such as diversifying personnel and animal transportation, rather than taking measures to prevent the reproduction and spread of the virus.

In the country, the Governorate of the Indre-et-Loire region recently culled 36,000 poultry in the region after the H5N1 avian flu virus was found in a poultry farm in Cere-la-Ronde.

The governorate also quarantined an area of ​​3 kilometers around the farm where the virus was found.

Five days later, 27 thousand turkeys were culled after bird flu was detected in a turkey farm in the Sailly-Flibeaucourt area.

In the country’s avian flu epidemics that lasted from November to May last year, 3.5 million poultry were culled.

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