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Bird flu reported in mixed bird flock in Franklin County

 

March 16, 2022



OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) — A flock of birds in Franklin County in northeast Kansas have been diagnosed with avian influenza, better known as bird flu, federal and state agriculture officials said.

The affected flock is a mixture of chickens, ducks and other birds on a home farm said Heather Lansdowne, a spokeswoman with the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

The agency did not give more specific information about birds' location, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. The flock will be significantly reduced to prevent the spread of the disease.

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