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Avian flu confirmed in U.K.

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PossumInAPearTree · 16/12/2016 18:14

5000 turkeys affected, most have died and others culled.

It's bloody close to me.

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JillJ72 · 16/12/2016 20:04

Hoping they contain this. Very sad Sad

VanillaSugarAndChristmasSpice · 16/12/2016 20:08

I'm a bit further south. What has Peter Levy been saying about it? Fortunately, my Aldi 5-bird roast has been in the freezer for a month, but you have to feel sorry for the famer Sad

PossumInAPearTree · 16/12/2016 20:41

Peter levy didn't have much to say, just reported bare facts. It only broke just before he went on the air so no chance for him to get a defra person on for a paxman style interrogation.

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TheCountessofFitzdotterel · 16/12/2016 20:43

I don't think it can be contained as such because it's in the wild bird population. It ought to be possible to keep it away from farmed birds though.

VanillaSugarAndChristmasSpice · 16/12/2016 20:55

I'll watch Look North later. Thanks for the heads up possum!

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