Friday, January 13, 2006

Ukraine: Bird Flu Quarantine Lifted in 16 Crimean Villages

Quarantine imposed to control the spread of bird flu has been lifted in 16 villages in the Crimea, Ukraine said Friday. All infected domestic fowl in the villages have been culled and incinerated, the Ministry of Agricultural Policy ministry said.

Quarantine remains in only two villages in the Crimea: in Solnechny in the Sevastopol Region, and in Primorskoe in the Feodosia Region in the southeast of the peninsula. The autonomy has 29 poultry factories, at which hygienic and veterinary measures are being closely monitored.According to official data, more than 150,000 domestic fowl have so far been culled.

Source: Novosti
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