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Farmers reveal difficulty of housing poultry in face of bird flu threat

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Dawlish News
Dawlish News
12 Dec 2016 20:47

Concerns have been raised by free-range producers about chief veterinary officer Nigel Gibbens’ decision to introduce a blanket prevention zone across England to help protect poultry from a strain of avian flu in Europe.

 

One small farm, Millcroft Poultry, Dawlish, Devon, said it had noticed some behaviour change among its 200 birds: “They are a bit confused and want to come out first thing in the morning but are coping OK,” said a spokeswoman. 

Read more...http://www.fwi.co.uk/poultry/farmers-speak-of-the-challenge-housing-poultry-flocks-presents.htm

DEEDOODLE
DEEDOODLE
13 Dec 2016 08:16

I thought that was what poultry did first thing in the morning, isn't that why a cockeral  makes all that noise to get the woman up and about?

 

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