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    25,000 Birds destroyed since January following Bird flu

    CHARLES ANDOH 30 JULY 2016

    More than 25,000 birds have been destroyed from January to date, as a result of the Avian Influenza (Bird flu) on poultry farms.
    So far, 13 farms in the country have been affected, out of which seven were recorded in the Greater Accra Region.

    In 2015, a total of 76,326 birds were destroyed as a result of the outbreak of the epidemic nationwide.

    This were made known by the Deputy Director and Head of the Epidemiology Unit of the Veterinary Services Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Dr Paul Palkuu, during a a visit to Delawin Farms at Kpone near Accra.
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    http://www.graphic.com.gh/news/gener...-bird-flu.html
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