16-04-2014 02:18 AM | Japan

112,000 birds culled; burial to end Wednesday

The Kumamoto prefectural government has completed the culling of about 112,000 chickens after an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza at a poultry farm in Taragi, Kumamoto Prefecture, was confirmed Sunday.

The chickens, which had been kept on two farms operated by the same owner in Taragi and Sagara in the prefecture, were placed into pits at the farms on Tuesday morning, according to the prefecture.
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