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Bird flu confirmed at farm

July 5th, 2024Bird flu confirmed at farm

Avian influenza virus has been confirmed at an eighth Victorian farm, which was already in quarantine.

Avian influenza virus has been confirmed at an eighth Victorian farm, which was already in quarantine.

Tests have confirmed the high pathogenicity H7N3 strain at a small commercial egg farm, which is located within the current restricted area in the Golden Plains Shire, where movement restrictions were already in place.

All poultry at the property will be humanely disposed of under veterinary supervision, consistent with national policies and the site will be cleaned and cleared of the infection

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