Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 29, 2022

UK free range turkey supplies hit by bird flu

The BBC reports

Half of the free range turkeys produced for Christmas in the UK have been culled or have died due to bird flu, an industry chief has told MPs.

Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said that 600,000 out of about 1.3m free range birds had been lost.

The government recently ordered all poultry and captive birds in England to be kept indoors to fight avian flu.

Read more at Bird flu: Free range turkey supplies hit by bird flu -BBC

 


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