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  • Germany - H5 bird flu detected on farm near Wismar - September 1, 2018

    Last updated: 03.09.2018 06:27 - Reading time: ca.3 min.

    Bird flu detected on farm near Wismar

    After a case of avian influenza has been detected in a private poultry farmer near Wismar, the district of Nordwestmecklenburg wants to discuss today consequences. As reported by the Ministry of Agriculture in Schwerin, one duck was found to be the highly influenza A virus of subtype H5.


    More than 100 animals killed

    Previously, the hobby breeder had informed the veterinary office that one of his ducks had died. Subsequently, ten more animals died. On Friday, the confirmation of the Friedrich Löffler Institute came that it is the bird flu virus. All 100 ducks and 30 chickens were killed by order.


    Landesamt gives cautious all-clear

    "It is a small poultry population and at a time of year when we do not expect AI (Avian Influenza), which is why I do not think we are at greater risk, not least because of the high levels of sunshine," said the director of the State Department for Agriculture, Food Safety and Fisheries (LALLF), Frerk Feldhusen, in the NDR Nordmagazin cautious all-clear. The virus is relatively sensitive to sunshine and bird migration has not started, Feldhusen continues. The constant statewide controls have so far shown no abnormalities.

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    After bird flu outbreak: killed 130 animals




    from dpa
    03. September 2018, 12:18 clock



    After the bird flu outbreak in a poultry farm near Wismar, all 130 animals were killed there. The Veterinary Office keep the hobby and the environment under observation, said the district of North West Mecklenburg on Monday. It is still unclear how the virus came into existence. However, a surveillance zone was not set up in consultation with the Ministry of Agriculture. It is currently not considered necessary to order a stable obligation for other poultry farms. The background is that in recent months, no live poultry was brought in or out of the affected stock. Within a radius of one kilometer, there are no other registered poultry farmers.

    https://www.svz.de/regionales/newsti...d20909032.html



    – Quelle: https://www.svz.de/20909032
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    All love surround you,
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    Guide your way on."

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    Mohandas Gandhi

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    • #3
      Government confirmation

      Avian influenza in northwest Mecklenburg


      No.300 / 2018 | 01.09.2018 | LM | Ministry of Agriculture and Environment
      In a small poultry farm in the Hanseatic city of Wismar, district of Nordwestmecklenburg, the highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus of subtype H5 was detected in a duck last night. The samples, which had initially been examined by the State Agency for Agriculture, Food Safety and Fisheries MV, had been sent as some of the animals showed signs of respiratory disease.
      The suspicion of the presence of avian influenza was confirmed by the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut.
      The competent Veterinary and Food Surveillance Office has already initiated epidemiological investigations and has initiated the necessary measures under the Avian Influenza Regulation. On Monday, the district will provide further information.
      In this context, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment reminds all poultry farmers that biosafety measures must be strictly adhered to in the farms.

      https://www.regierung-mv.de/Landesre...essemitteilung



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