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April 15, 2014
Japan orders chicken cull after bird flu outbreak in south
Tokyo (AFP) April 13, 2014
Japan has ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed Sunday bird flu infections at a poultry farm in the south. DNA tests confirmed the H5 strain of the virus at a farm in Kumamoto prefecture that kept 56,000 birds, after its owner reported Saturday a lot of sudden deaths among his poultry, the agriculture ministry said in a statement. Officials also ordered the culling of another 56,000 birds at a separate farm run by the same owner after treating it as a location ... read more

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