Avian alarm, the ENPA: "fault of factory farming"

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Avian alarm, the ENPA: "fault of factory farming"


In the light of the new "alarm" bird flu, which in recent days has led to the killing of more than 230,000 between chickens, turkeys and other poultry species in our country, the ENPA strongly emphasizes the responsibility 'of factory farming "as a cause and source Primary spread of the virus. " "When thousands of animals are vaccinated, undergoing treatment with sulfa drugs and other drugs that are needed because of the mode 'breeding which provides that animals are crammed into a few dozen square meters, and' inevitable - said the agency Animal Control - the virus occurs and that there is a rapid spread of the disease so almost 'instant from one model to another. " According to the ENPA, farms, "would act as a multiplication factor of virological risk". He points out the body of Animal Protection, "and Italy 'under EU infringement proceedings for not having yet fulfilled the directives on laying hens." And to solve the problem at its root the 'ENPA launches a drastic solution: "the only way to avoid the recurrence of alarms and emergencies, and' to close once and for all with the consumption of meat, embracing the vegetarian and vegan ". Then he concludes: "to prevent the spread of the virus, it should also stop the hunt, an activity 'at risk, which, with the killing of animals and the use of live decoys for breeding, could also have a role important in the spread of avian flu. "