Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

H5N1 in Denmark

31 January, 2020

Low pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in a commercial poultry holding with organic laying hens at the farm Bremerholm, which is located near Sæderup south of Aalborg. The layers were tested in accordance with the Danish surveillance programme for avian influenza in poultry. 
The holding consists of approximately 48,000 organic egg layers. 
The egg layers at the infected holding will be culled and the carcasses will be disposed by rendering.