Protection zones have been extended in Monaghan after another outbreak of avian influenza.
This is the fifth outbreak on a farm in the Republic of Ireland this year.
The Department of Agriculture confirmed that a duck flock in County Monaghan yesterday had contracted the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain.
It's understood to be in the Clontibret area.
This is the fourth farm in the county to be have a confirmed case, following outbreaks on a turkey farm, a broiler flock and in egg laying hens.
A turkey flock in Butlersbridge also tested positive last week.
All infected flocks have been depopulated.
There have been a number of outbreaks in Northern Ireland, including a duck farm along the border in Aughnacloy.
As a result protection and surveillance zones have been extended and now covers a large portion of mid to south Monaghan.