|New case of AI H7N7 in England|
WorldPoultry, Monday 13 July 2015
A new case of high-pathogen H7N7 avian influenza has been found on a poultry farm in Preston in the northwest of England, the first of such discoveries since the Spring. The Animal and Plant Health Agency APHA has confirmed that the strain is H7N7. Culling of all 120,000 colony birds and 50,000 free range chicken began over the weekend but was still under way on Monday morning.