Bulgaria to cull 25,000 quails to contain flu outbreak

SOFIA, Jan 25 —Bulgaria will start culling about 25,000 quails and ruin quail eggs on an industrial farm close to the funds Sofia soon after detecting a hugely infectious pressure of chook flu, the food items protection authorities claimed currently.

The outbreak at the farm in the town of Etropole, some 80 kilometres east of Sofia was detected just after reviews for high mortality between the birds, the food security agency mentioned in a assertion.

The danger to human beings from the sickness is regarded to be lower, but past outbreaks amongst farm birds have resulted in intensive slaughtering programmes to consist of the unfold. — Reuters