Farm in quarantine as bird flu outbreak hits with infected chickens killed

Farm in quarantine as bird flu outbreak hits with infected chickens killed

A free-range egg farm in Australia has been quarantined and forced to cull its livestock in order to stop the spread of deadly bird flu. Birds on the farm near Lethbridge in the south-east state of Victoria have tested positive for H7N7 avian influenza –…

Farmer grows 200 opium poppies to 'feed chickens as medicine'

Farmer grows 200 opium poppies to 'feed chickens as medicine'

A villager has been arrested by the police after growing 200 opium poppies on his farm, but insists they are there to feed his chickens and prevent them from getting sick. The retiree, from Nantong of Jiangsu Province in eastern China, was caught by a…

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