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    http://www.fwi.co.uk/poultry/lax-bio...-outbreaks.htm
    Lax biosecurity linked to US bird flu outbreaks

    Tony McDougal
    Wednesday 16 March 2016 6:50 Turkey farmers caught up in the bird flu outbreak in the United States earlier this year displayed poor levels of biosecurity, according to a preliminary epidemiology report.
    The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection (Aphis) report found evidence that the farms were sharing feed trucks across facilities and that staff were failing to scrub footwear after exiting barns.
    Farms were also found to be using the same staff in different barns in the Indiana outbreak in January, when a single case of high-pathogenic H7N8 and eight cases of low-pathogenic H7N8 were confirmed...

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