Agency, Sofia, February 5 The Bulgarian Food Safety Bureau issued a statement on the 5th that a high-causing avian influenza pandemic broke out on two farms in the northern town of Slavyanovo, which was the second time that the local reported avian influenza pandemic in the last three days.
The statement said that the two duck farms that reported the outbreak of avian influenza belonged to one person, but there was no “physical connection” with the local chicken farms that had previously reported the outbreak of the bird flu.
At present, 166,000 ducks from the two duck farms have been culled.
Slavianovo is located in northern Bulgaria, about 190 kilometers from the capital Sofia.
On the 3rd of this month, the Food Safety Bureau issued a statement saying that a chicken farm in Slavanovo recently broke out with highly pathogenic avian influenza, killing 99,000 laying hens.