Canadian Poultry Magazine

Avian influenza – HPAI H5N6, OIE – Germany

By Canadian Poultry magazine   

Features Disease watch Health Diseases Global

DATE: March 22, 2018

LOCATION: Pellworm/Suderoog, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

DETAILS: Information received from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, ministerial dirigentin and chief veterinary officer, Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL), Bonn, Germany reported the recurrence of a listed disease in a backyard flock of rare and endangered breeds, including 44 chickens, seven geese, 19 ducks and three turkeys. All birds have been culled and safely disposed of. Restriction zones have been established and epidemiological investigations started. No bird or bird products have been dispatched to EU member states or third countries.


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