First outbreak of bird flu for 2020 in Bulgaria, 6,000 mulards to be killedChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 18, 2020
Today, the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) has registered the first outbreak of avian influenza in Bulgaria for 2020.
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At the moment of the outbreak registration, 5,830 mulards of four age groups are being raised on the farm, said the BFSA press office.
A protection measure is being introduced in the 3 km zone.
This means that all farms that are around 25 are subject to inspection.
The so called 10 km surveillance zone have also been put in place.
There are a total of 24 farms there. ■