Bird flu now only 30 miles from Britain

Avian influenza has been found in wild birds on the coast of France, near Calais, just 30 miles from mainland Britain. The French outbreak marks the closest yet incursion of bird flu in a migratory season that has seen wild birds found dead across Europe and commercial poultry farms infected. See also: NL bird flu outbreak sees 190,000 ducks slaughtered In total, continental European countries have now found 35 outbreaks of avian influenza in domestic flocks and more than 150 reports of the … Continue reading Bird flu now only 30 miles from Britain