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on June 16, 2021

South Africa’s poultry sector focuses on avian flu control

Containment of the latest wave of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) must be the top priority of the country's farmers, according to the national industry body.

Right now, avian influenza is the highest priority for South Africa’s poultry sector, according to the South African Poultry Association (SAPA).

Since HPAI was first detected in the province of Gauteng in April, the whole industry has been focusing on containing the infection, it says. 

One key development is a…

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