Temporary ban on import of live birds, hatching eggs, chicks from Denmark

Temporary ban on import of live birds, hatching eggs, chicks from Denmark

Sunday 1438/3/19 – 2016/12/18

Riyadh, Rabi’I 19, 1438, Dec 18, 2016, SPA — The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has imposed a temporary ban on the import of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from the Kingdom of Denmark after it was reported to the ministry a warning bulletin issued by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) on breaking out of high virulence bird flu in Danish areas.
Various animal quarantines across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ports and other relevant governmental agencies were directed to take necessary precautions regarding this case.
–SPA
14:47 LOCAL TIME 11:47 GMT