Japan to cull 72,000 birds in second bird flu outbreak

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An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at a poultry farm in Japan's eastern prefecture of Ibaraki has been confirmed, marking the second outbreak in the country this season.

The farm reported 450 chickens were dead on November 26. After a simple virus test showed positive result...

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Regional Correspondent, Jakarta, Indonesia. In the article, ‘Imported pork threatens pig industry in Indonesia’, Meliyana speaks to Indonesian producers about facing challenges from imported pork while still handling the impacts of ASF on the industry.