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Bird flu discovered at second Netherlands farm

Bird flu has been found at a second farm in the Netherlands, according to Dutch authorities. 43,000 chickens are to be destroyed, they told Reuters.

It came as 6,000 birds on a farm in east Yorkshire were culled earlier this week.

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Bird flu found at poultry farm in Netherlands

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A "highly pathogenic" strain of bird flu has been found at a poultry farm in the Netherlands.

Officials have announced a temporary ban on all transport to and from the country following the find at a farm in Hekendorp.

Some 150,000 birds being kept at the farm are being destroyed in accordance with European rules.

It comes after 10,000 chickens were destroyed in March after bird flu was found at a farm in the eastern Dutch province of Gelderland.

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