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China reports H5N6 bird flu case on poultry farm in Guizhou province

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China has reported a case of H5N6 avian bird flu on a poultry farm in southwestern Guizhou province, the nation’s agriculture ministry said on Saturday.

Local authorities culled 32,352 birds at the farm following the outbreak, according to a statement published on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

(Reporting by Hallie Gu and Josephine Mason; Editing by Mark Potter)

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