Farms infected with bird flu could rise as risk to human health remains low

Bryce Eishold
June 9 2024 - 4:00pm
Avian influenza, also referred to as bird flu, has been detected on a fourth property in Victoria - with some people warning there could be more. File picture
Avian influenza, also referred to as bird flu, has been detected on a fourth property in Victoria - with some people warning there could be more. File picture

Victoria's avian influenza outbreak has spread to a fourth poultry farm west of Melbourne in what authorities say is not unexpected.

Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Senior journalist

Bryce is a senior journalist with Australian Community Media's Stock & Land where he reports on all aspects of agriculture. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email Bryce at bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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