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Japan orders slaughter of 112,000 chickens after H5 strain of bird flu detected

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, April 13, 2014 9:12 EDT
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Japan orders chicken cull after bird flu outbreak in south (via AFP)

Japan has ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed Sunday bird flu infections at a poultry farm in the south. DNA tests confirmed the H5 strain of the virus at a farm in Kumamoto prefecture that kept 56,000 birds, after…

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