The Spanish agricultural authorities have reported an outbreak of a new highly pathogenic strain (H7) of avian influenza.
The outbreak appeared on a layer hen farm in Guadalajara in central Spain, with four production houses and a breeding house. Two production houses were clinically affected, 30,000 birds died and all susceptible birds were killed and destroyed.
Other measures: farm standstill, a 3 km protection zone and a 10 km surveillance zone, clinical inspections on farms in the area.
Source: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health)