H5N1 Avian Flu kills 2,600 turkeys in Suffolk

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by BoyBach, Feb 3, 2007.

  1. BoyBach macrumors 68040

    BoyBach

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    - Full Story (BBC)


    How long before the media starts an "It's the end of the world" story, again.
     
  2. miniConvert macrumors 68040

    miniConvert

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    Oo, not long I hope, I do love a bit of hype.

    Sucks for the turkeys :(
     
  3. poopyhead macrumors 6502a

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    sucks for the farmer
    wonder if insurence covers bird flu?
     
  4. Queso macrumors G4

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    The farm is owned by one of the biggest poultry companies in the UK (Bernard Matthews). If their insurance doesn't cover it, the UK Government's Department of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs will likely foot some of the bill as it did with the foot and mouth epidemic some years back.
     
  5. BoyBach thread starter macrumors 68040

    BoyBach

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    Bird flu vet treated in hospital - BBC


    "Don't panic!?!"

    Wait until tomorrows press declares 'The End of the World.'
     

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