Agriculture Ministry bans import of incubating eggs and chicks from France

Riyadh , Rabi’I 23, 1437, January 03, 2016, SPA — The Ministry of Agriculture has temporally banned the importing of incubating eggs and chicks from Landes and Dordogne districts in Republic France due to the bird flu disease.

The ban’s decision came according to the warning bulletin reported by International Organization for Animal Health included infections of bird flu H5N1, H5N2, and H5N9 in the two districts in France
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