Chickens in a coop at a farm Photo: EPA
Bird flu outbreak: 500,000 chickens die in Burkina Faso
  • The outbreak of the highly pathogenic H1N1 strain of avian flu was detected late December; around 500,000 chickens have since died of the disease or been culled
  • Elsewhere, Bulgarian veterinary authorities cull more than 5,800 ducks at an industrial farm; a wild duck killed by a hunter in the US was found to have bird flu
16 Jan 2022 - 3:47AM