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Sunday, March 05, 2006

Dead chickens in Portugal

Saturday Portuguese authorities discovered roughly 400 dead chickens in a town, but there was no indication that they died from bird flu, officials said Sunday. The chickens apparently were stuff in “feed” bags and latter discarded on a cliff in the town of Sever do Vouga. It is speculated that a local farmer may have disposed of them and that residents then alerted authorities because a horrible stench in the area.

A veterinarian was immediately called to investigate and conduct test on the dead chickens. Portugal has not yet reported any cases of the H5N1 bird flu.

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3 Comments:

At 1:41 AM, Anonymous jorge said...

Nice place to visit

 
At 10:21 AM, Blogger Squeezy said...

we haven't had any case yet, but I think that it wouln't last longuer.....

 
At 1:29 PM, Blogger Elvira said...

Obrigada pela simpática visita a minha Tabacaria. Permitiu-me conhecer este excelente blogue (o o Amar-ela também).

Um abraço.

 

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