Nigeria: Bird Flu Kills 11,000 Birds at Six Plateau Farms

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) in Plateau, said on Monday that avian influenza or bird flu, has resurfaced in the state, killing more than 11,000 birds in one week.

The association’s chairman in the state, John Dasar, who made this disclosure said six farms had so far been depopulated.

Bird flu or avian flu, is an infectious type of influenza that spreads among birds.

More than 130 poultry farmers were affected by the disease in 2015 and 2016 but they had yet to be compensated.

Source: Angola Press News Agency