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Disease watch: Avian influenza – HPAI, H5N6 – England

March 9, 2018
By Canadian Poultry Magazine


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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