BREAKING NORTH YORKSHIRE Northallerton

An outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed on a farm in North Yorkshire

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All 10,500 birds at the turkey fattening premises near Northallerton will now be culled to limit the spread of the disease.
An exclusion zone has been put in place around the infected site to limit the risk of the disease spreading, and a detailed investigation is in progress to determine the most likely source of the outbreak.
There is not anticipated to be any impact on the supplies of turkeys or other birds over Christmas.