Bird Flu

CHICKENS CULLED AGAIN TO PREVENT "BIRD FLU", THIS TIME IN PASIR RIS

Following the culling of chickens in Sin Ming early this year, free-roaming chickens were put down again in Pasir Ris after feedback from residents. According to Senior Minister of State for National Development Desmond Lee, the chickens were culled to manage the risk of bird flu.

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AVA SAYS CHICKEN CULLING NOT BECAUSE OF NOISE, BUT PREVENTING BIRD FLU

AVA had earlier said it culled 24 chickens in the Sin Ming area after getting about 20 complaints from residents last year, largely about noise. Dr Yap stated: "The noise issues only serve to bring attention to the relatively high numbers of free-roaming chickens in certain areas, which in turn raise 
the risk of exposure to bird flu in these localities.

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