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Media reports cite suspect H5N8 in Turkeys in Cloppenburg Lower Saxony, Germany

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suspected bird flu in Lower Saxony
In Lower Saxony, there is a suspected bird flu. Such information HAZ confirmed a spokesman for the district Cloppenburg. Affected was a stall with 20,000 turkeys in the north of the circle.

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Cloppenburg . "It has not been established that it is highly pathogenic," the spokesman said. The State Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety and the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut are instructed to verify the suspicion. Up to a concrete result should also No animals are killed. The district will declared the surveillance zone Starting Tuesday or Wednesday, the county spokesman said. Then, no more animal transport in the field may be carried out.

Case in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
In early November, the virus had occurred in a turkey operation in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Chickens, geese and ducks were precaution housed in the stables. On Wednesday the barn duty is to be canceled again.

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Cloppenburg: First H5N8 suspected in the country
A group of turkeys in the yard. In Lower Saxony, there is a first bird flu is suspected. Affected is a turkey operating in the district of Cloppenburg.
The nervousness in the Lower Saxon poultry farmers increases. The bird flu virus H5N8 is approaching: In the Netherlands and in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern already 10,000 animals had to be killed, and also in wild animals on Rügen, the virus has been found. Now there are apparently the first case in Lower Saxony - in a poultry farm in the district of Cloppenburg.

The case came to light during a routine check of the responsible veterinarian. Whether it is the new bird flu type H5N8, was under the State Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (LAVES) tested in Oldenburg, a spokeswoman. When a result is available, is still unclear. According to the district, the affected farmer holds almost 20,000 turkeys on his farm. If confirmed, the animals had to be killed, county spokesman Frank Beumker.

Kept indoors since November
In the district of Cloppenburg about 13 million turkeys and chickens are kept. After the end of November, the bird flu virus had been detected type H5N8 even at the Dutch border, which had a circular confinement of his poultry farmers arranged. As the animals could have possibly but now infected with the virus is still unclear. In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern the barn duty is to be lifted on Wednesday.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:10 am 
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Turkey Farm affected
bird flu suspected case in the district of Cloppenburg
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If the bird flu H5N8 pathogen reaches the poultry Weser-Ems region? In a turkey barn in the district of Cloppenburg there should be a suspected case. Photo: APIf the bird flu H5N8 pathogen reaches the poultry Weser-Ems region? In a turkey barn in the district of Cloppenburg there should be a suspected case. Photo: AP

Osnabrück. If the bird flu H5N8 pathogen reaches the poultry Weser-Ems region? In a turkey barn in the district of Cloppenburg there should be a suspected case. Investigations are ongoing.
The district confirmed a report of the NDR. Thus, a turkey barn to be affected with nearly 20,000 animals from the northern district. The State Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety (LAVES) is currently examining whether this is the introduced from Asia, pathogens, according to a spokesman of the circle. That suspicion is confirmed, all animals had to be killed. LAVES acknowledged receipt of the samples. Here it is checked whether it is bird flu or not. The Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut checked to which subtype is it then, that is: Whether H5N8 has really reached the poultry stronghold Weser-Ems.
Despite kept indoors infection?


H5N8 had been found in recent weeks already in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the Netherlands. As a protective measure, the district Cloppenburg had arranged as veterinary authority as other counties also a confinement of poultry. So should be prevented from becoming infected animals through contact with migratory birds. This was observed in the affected operation. How could suffer the turkey in Cloppenburg nevertheless, is still open. "The routes of transmission are not known," the district spokesman.
How reacts the county?

As soon as the result of the Laves present, the county may adopt measures, such as restricted areas, for example, where the transport of poultry is prohibited. In the Weser, there are about 90 million of horse boxes for poultry. Cloppenburg is regarded as the center of the turkey farming. There are about 13 million of horse boxes.
In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern the barn duty should meanwhile be canceled as of December 17. "This gives us a bit of normality for the majority of the country back," said Minister of Agriculture Till Backhaus (SPD).
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FOR THE FIRST TIME IN LOWER SAXONY First bird flu suspected in Barßel
According NWZ-information is an animal from a poultry operation in Barßel. In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, however, an easing of restrictions was announced on Monday.

BARSSEL ​​Following outbreaks of dangerous bird flu H5N8 pathogen in parts of Europe is now also a suspected case in Lower Saxony. The affected animal comes from an establishment in Cloppenburg, poultry stronghold of the state. According NWZ-search is an operation in Barßel. Whether it is in fact the aggressive subtype should still expected to be determined on Monday evening or Tuesday morning, said district spokesman Frank Beumker .

Samples of the suspected case of the operation in the State Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety ( Laves ) and the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute investigated. Confirms the suspicion that some 20 000 turkeys, are killed in the operation. Alone in Cloppenburg nearly 13.5 million turkeys and chickens are kept. Lower Saxony is around 100 million poultry poultry producer in Germany is the most important. In previous cases of bird flu tens of thousands of animals were killed in Lower Saxony.

The district Cloppenburg taught as a precaution on Monday a surveillance zone with a transport limitations. Was prepared to establish a restricted zone around the affected farm , if the suspicion is true, and an observation area.

The pathogen H5N8 was first detected in early November in Germany on a farm in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and from the middle of the month on farms in the Netherlands. The subtype was previously occurred only in Asia. The UK reported an outbreak. Possibly wild birds spread of the infection.

Following the outbreak of avian influenza in the Netherlands several counties had already adopted in Lower Saxony, a confinement of poultry to make it difficult to transfer.

In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern an easing of restrictions was announced on Monday. Chickens, geese and ducks may there from Wednesday in much of the country into the open again. Since there is no further evidence of infection with H5N8 in domestic animals or wild populations, the general confinement of poultry to be lifted as of December 17, said the Ministry of Agriculture in Schwerin. However, the repeal of the stall shall not be required for risk areas such as winter resting areas for migratory birds.

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New bird flu suspected case


Cloppenburg - No clear: While intended to be dispensed in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern off Wednesday at the confinement of poultry, there is a new suspected case in Lower Saxony.

Following outbreaks of dangerous bird flu H5N8 pathogen in parts of Europe is now also a suspected case in Lower Saxony. The affected animal comes from an establishment in Cloppenburg, poultry stronghold of the state. Whether it is in fact the aggressive subtype should still expected to be determined on Monday evening or Tuesday morning, said district spokesman Frank Beumker. Sigh of relief, however, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: chickens, geese and ducks may from Wednesday to large parts of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern into the open again. There was a few weeks ago - for the first time in Europe - H5N8 occurred.


Samples of the suspected case of an operation in the northern district of Cloppenburg be studied at the State Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (Laves) and the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut. Confirms the suspicion that some 20 000 turkeys, are killed in the operation. Alone in Cloppenburg nearly 13.5 million turkeys and chickens are kept. Lower Saxony is around 100 million poultry poultry producer in Germany is the most important. In previous cases of bird flu tens of thousands of animals were killed in Lower Saxony.

The district Cloppenburg taught as a precaution on Monday a surveillance zone with a transport limitations. Was prepared to establish a restricted zone around the affected farm, if the suspicion is true, and an observation area.

The pathogen H5N8 was first detected in early November in Germany on a farm in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and from the middle of the month on farms in the Netherlands. The subtype was previously occurred only in Asia. The UK reported an outbreak. Possibly wild birds spread of the infection.

Following the outbreak of avian influenza in the Netherlands several counties had already adopted in Lower Saxony, a confinement of poultry to make it difficult to transfer.

In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern an easing of restrictions was announced on Monday. Chickens, geese and ducks may there from Wednesday in much of the country into the open again. Since there is no further evidence of infection with H5N8 in domestic animals or wild populations, the general confinement of poultry to be lifted as of December 17, said the Ministry of Agriculture in Schwerin. However, the repeal of the stall shall not be required for risk areas such as winter resting areas for migratory birds.

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