H5N1 kills over 4000 birds in Philippine poultry farm

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Nearly 4500 birds died from the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza (AI) on a farm in Leyte province in the Philippines. Authorities said the likely source is wild waterfowl because rice fields surround the farm. Nearby local governments immediately issued bans on birds from the province. Accord...

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Isa Q Tan
Editor, Asian Pork Magazine and Sub-Editor, Manila, Philippines. Isa speaks to Golden Harvesta, the partner of Genesus Genetics in the Philippines, about their brave decision to bring in new animals soon after ASF hit the country in ‘Golden Harvesta’s new business amid ASF pays off’.