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Bird flu in Pampanga: DA to cull more fowls from controlled area

emmanuel pinol and eric tayag
BIRD FLU OUTBREAK. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol (left) and Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag hold a news briefing at the Department of Agriculture office in Quezon City on August 16, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

A total of 73,110 layer chickens, ducks, fighting cocks, and native chicken have already been culled as of Wednesday, August 16

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 17, 2017) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) announced on Wednesday, August 16, that it will also cull around 400,000 birds from 30 farms within the 7-kilometer (km) radius or the controlled area of the avian influenza or bird flu outbreak in San Luis, Pampanga. Continue reading Bird flu in Pampanga: DA to cull more fowls from controlled area