Disease watch: Avian influenza – HPAI, H5N6 – England
By Canadian Poultry MagazineFeatures Disease watch Health Diseases
DATE: March 9, 2018
LOCATION: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
DETAILS: The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Lincolnshire Trading Standards have issued warnings after confirmed cases of bird flu were discovered near Bourne. DEFRA told Lincolnshire Reporter that H5N6 — a subtype of the species influenza A virus — was reported in two greylag geese and two wild pheasants, which were found dead on farmland near Bourne on Feb.28 2018.
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