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Food Safety Agency Warns of Bird Flu Outbreak in Haskovo, Kardzhali Regions
Food Safety Agency Warns of Bird Flu Outbreak in Haskovo, Kardzhali Regions
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The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) has declared an outbreak of Avian Influenza A (bird flu) in the Voyvodovo village near Haskovo and the Doborsko village near Kardzhali, South Bulgaria, the Agency said on Friday. The Voyvodovo site raised some 390,000 broilers, while another 100 hens, helmeted guineafowl and turkeys were raised in Doborsko.

Three-kilometre protection zones have been established around the affected breeding sites, and 10-kilometre surveillance zones have been set up. To contain the infection and prevent its spread, actions will be taken to cull the sick and contact birds on the premises.

An epizootic survey and monitoring of the movements of poultry and other birds, eggs, products, and animal by-products derived therefrom, poultry feed, and of the means of transport related to the technological process in the establishments will be carried out.

Another bird flu outbreak was declared in the environs of Haskovo on Wednesday.

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