Romania: Avian Influenza Detected in a Romanian Commercial Turkey Farm

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   RO2023-0002

At the end of January 2023, Romania’s Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (IDAH) confirmed one primary and two secondary outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial turkey operation located in central Romania. An inventory of more than 220,000 head is scheduled for culling. The movement of live birds, meat, and other products from/to the area subject to veterinary restrictions is negatively impacted. The last HPAI outbreak in a commercial poultry farm occurred in March 2022.

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