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LISTEN BACK: Bird flu concerns for Monaghan farmers

Sep 23, 2022 16:09 By News Northern Sound
LISTEN BACK: Bird flu concerns for Monaghan farmers LISTEN BACK: Bird flu concerns for Monaghan farmers
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The Department of Agriculture's issued new regulations for bird and poultry owners, due to the threat of avian flu.

Since July of this year 60 cases of bird flu were confirmed, mainly in the 'wild bird' population.

Last year, the issue was prevalent in the Cavan/Monaghan Region, but it's now spread to the south of the country.

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Chair of Monaghan IFA, Patrick McCormick joined Aaron McElroy on The Wider View to discuss the concerns facing farmers.

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