Tests show Kibbutz Grofit chicken coop not contaminated with bird flu

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 24, 2007 10:36

The chicken coop in Kibbutz Grofit is not contaminated with bird flu, the Agricultural Ministry announced Friday. Tests showed that the virus which was discovered in the blood of one of the chickens was not the dangerous strain. On Thursday, the ministry had ordered a closure of the chicken coop in the Arava kibbutz, fearing an outbreak of the virus.


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