Bird flu outbreak: Government to allow vaccination for some farms’ chickens
It is thought the lower egg supply will be felt for a year as more than a quarter of the country’s laying hens have been culled or died from disease
The government says it will allow the vaccination of chickens against the latest strain of bird flu at some farms with the highest levels of bio security, as the outbreak ravages the industry, leaving SA with an egg shortage and a likely increase in price of chicken.
The criteria for which chickens and farms can be vaccinated are still being developed, however...
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