Infectious Diseases 2018

Infectious Diseases 2018

The Netherlands: avian influenza at a duck farm

15 March, 2018

The Netherlands confirmed that avian influenza - H5N6 had been discovered at a duck farm in northeastern Overijssel province. The outbreak was detected at a duck farm in Kamperveen village. 29,000 ducks will be culled by Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority. 36,000 chickens were culled for the same reason in Groningen province last month.
Avian influenza was found at the same farm in 2014 and 2016.