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Poultry Farmers On Alert After Strain Of Avian Flu Confirmed In Wild Bird In Tipperary.

: 02/10/2018 - 12:23

Image: Brent Geese in flight over Bull Island in Dublin. 28/2/06. Photo: Graham Hughes/

Poultry farmers are on high alert after a strain of avian flu was confirmed in a wild bird in Tipperary.

The H5N6 strain is the same as that confirmed in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.

The IFA's Poultry Chairperson - Andy Boylan says poultry flocks should be kept inside or under cover.

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