Second case of bird flu identified in Galway

A second case of bird flu has been identified in county Galway.

The discovery was made yesterday after a wigeon was found to be carrying a strain of avian influenza.

Farmers are being advised to keep their poultry flocks confined – although no outbreaks have been found in Irish poultry so far.

Amy Nora Fitzgibbon from the Irish Farmers Journal says farmers are aware of the precautions they need to take: