Advertisement

News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.
Avian Influenza / Poultry Health & Disease / Poultry Welfare
on March 9, 2012

Avian influenza outbreak suspected in Israel

Potentially infected turkeys to be destroyed

An outbreak of avian influenza is suspected near the south-central city of Kiryat-Gat in Israel, at a site housing 11,000 turkeys in three structures, according to local veterinary officials.

Agricultural inspectors have declared a quarantine and began preparations to destroy the birds on instructions of the veterinarians. Other poultry coops in a three-kilometer radius are also being inspected, according to reports.

Comments powered by Disqus