Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

Denmark: HPAI on a poultry farm

17 November, 2020

Thousands of chickens will be culled in Denmark due to avian influenza outbreak. 25,000 chickens (commercial layers) to be culled after finding H5N8 HPAI on a farm.  The farm is located near the city of Randers on the Island of East Jutland. The cull comes after cases of avian influenza have been found in wild birds in the west of the country in recent days, while a series of outbreaks have been registered across Europe in the past weeks.