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Kildare's Poultry Flock Owners Advised To House Birds From 7th November

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Due to bird flu

Poultry flock owners have been issued with an order to house their birds due to a rising number of bird flu cases.

The order from Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue, was issued under Animal Health and Welfare regulations this morning.

It comes after the latest case of bird flu was confirmed yesterday in a dead swan in Co Cavan.

Andy Boylan, a poultry farmer in Co. Monaghan, keeps 85,000 chickens, he says the latest outbreak is very concerning:

On this morning's 'Kildare Today' Niall Hatch discussed concerns:

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