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Poultry tested at border

Poultry tested at border

Police and veterinary officials in Banteay Meanchey province on Wednesday seized 300 chickens and ducks that had been imported from Thailand and were suspected to be infected with H5N1, an official said.

The poultry had entered the province through the Robeang O’Beichoan border post and were being held at the provincial veterinary office while some were tested for the virus, said Pang Vannasedh, deputy director of the Banteay Meanchey Department of Agriculture.

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