Os­triches hit by bird flu

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The Western Cape gov­ern­ment has re­ported that two os­trich farms have been placed un­der quar­an­tine fol­low­ing the sus­pected out­break of bird flu.

The farms, lo­cated out­side Hei­del­berg in the Cape, were still un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion, au­thor­i­ties said.

“Quar­an­tine mea­sures en­tail no move­ment of birds to and from the af­fected prop­er­ties,” said a gov­ern­ment spokesper­son for the de­part­ment of eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment.¡

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