What's New ? - 2022

What's New ? - 2022

Italy: Culling operations on a farm

Source: Essere Animali (with permission) 5 February, 2022

Since October last year , more than 301 outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (subtypes H5 and H5N1) in domestic poultry and several other cases in wild animals have been recorded in Italy. So far it is estimated that the animals killed in Italy exceed 15 million and the most affected region is by far the Veneto , where there are the largest number of poultry farms and animals.An investigation by Essere Animali revealed the cruelty chickens are killed in cases of avian influenza outbreaks.