France, Poland announce stronger avian flu control measures
With their respective poultry sectors hard hit by highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the 2020-2021 season, authorities in France and Poland are making preparations to avoid a repeat of the massive losses incurred.
To reduce the vulnerability of the nation’s poultry to avian influenza, the French agriculture ministry has published two new orders.
The first of these was to define the areas of the country where spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is highly likely once it is introduced. Designated as “dissemination…