Ducks are caged before being transported to a slaughterhouse to eradicate the epidemic of avian influenza at the farm of Hazard in Saint-Aubin, France. The 360,000 ducks still alive in the Landes, the first national producer of foie gras, will be slaughtered in order to eradicate the epidemic. Photo: EPA Ducks are caged before being transported to a slaughterhouse to eradicate the epidemic of avian influenza at the farm of Hazard in Saint-Aubin, France. The 360,000 ducks still alive in the Landes, the first national producer of foie gras, will be slaughtered in order to eradicate the epidemic. Photo: EPA
Ducks are caged before being transported to a slaughterhouse to eradicate the epidemic of avian influenza at the farm of Hazard in Saint-Aubin, France. The 360,000 ducks still alive in the Landes, the first national producer of foie gras, will be slaughtered in order to eradicate the epidemic. Photo: EPA

French foie gras prices to spike due to ravages of bird flu

Ducks are caged before being transported to a slaughterhouse to eradicate the epidemic of avian influenza at the farm of Hazard in Saint-Aubin, France. The 360,000 ducks still alive in the Landes, the first national producer of foie gras, will be slaughtered in order to eradicate the epidemic. Photo: EPA Ducks are caged before being transported to a slaughterhouse to eradicate the epidemic of avian influenza at the farm of Hazard in Saint-Aubin, France. The 360,000 ducks still alive in the Landes, the first national producer of foie gras, will be slaughtered in order to eradicate the epidemic. Photo: EPA
Ducks are caged before being transported to a slaughterhouse to eradicate the epidemic of avian influenza at the farm of Hazard in Saint-Aubin, France. The 360,000 ducks still alive in the Landes, the first national producer of foie gras, will be slaughtered in order to eradicate the epidemic. Photo: EPA
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