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Victorian bird flu outbreak poses little risk to Australian cattle

Avian influenza strains at Victorian poultry farms are different to those infecting US dairy cattle.

Bird flu strains detected in Victoria are not the same as those found recently in US dairies and pose little threat to Australian cattle. Credit: Parilov, Shutterstock.

Bird flu strains detected in Victoria are not the same as those found recently in US dairies and pose little threat to Australian cattle. Credit: Parilov, Shutterstock.

AVIAN influenza has now been confirmed at seven Victorian poultry farms, however the risk to Australian cattle remains lows with the Federal Government  declaring the strains are different from those causing...

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