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Taiwan culls over 27,000 chickens to curb spread of H5 avian flu

Posted On: Jan. 18, 2016 12:00 AM CST

Agriculture officials in Taiwan have said that 27,538 chickens were culled at a Changhua County farm after the detection of a subtype of a H5 avian influenza virus, reports Focus Taiwan News Channel.

The latest culling brings the total number of poultry farms affected with the strain in the nation to 10 since the beginning of 2016.

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