Hong Kong: Illegal shipment chickens seized
A shipment if live chickens without valid health
certificates have been seized by marine police, near Yuen Long Creek, Hong
About 1,400 chickens and 130 silky fowl of unknown source in 110 cages were
transported to the Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department's
operation centre in Ta Kwu Ling, Hong kong. It is reported that the department
humanely put them down after taking samples used for testing.
public was reminded by the department not to bring live poultry into Hong Kong
without valid health certificates, without the certificates they could be fined
In the first 11 months of this year, the department seized
500 chickens that were illegally imported into Hong Kong.
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