Poland will separate more than 900,000 hens in a ranch in western Poland because of a fledgling influenza flare-up which was found on Tuesday night, state news organization PAP cited nearby veterinary specialists as saying.
The H5N8 feathered creature influenza flare-up in the town of Wroniawy is the 33rd one in Poland this year, said PAP refering to the Chief Veterinary Inspectorate information. "It is a ranch of 930,000 laying hens. ... A channel runs behind the homestead, there are likewise fields close by, with geese and other wild winged creatures," PAP cited nearby veterinary specialists as saying. It added that the winnow will begin on Thursday and may proceed for as long as six days.
Poland's Chief Veterinary Inspectorate and nearby veterinary administrations were not promptly accessible to remark.