Dept. Warns Farmers To Be Wary Of Bird Flu In Flocks

Irish farmers are being advised to remain vigilant for any signs of disease, following an outbreak of bird flu in turkeys in Britain.

The Department of Agriculture says an early warning system is in place and they’re continuing to closely monitor the situation.

Nigel Reneghan, the IFA’s National Poultry Chairman,says there’s no danger to consumers from Avian Flu, but bird farmers can be decimated if their flocks are affected.

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