Reuters logo
BRIEF-RCL Foods confirms outbreak of highly pathogenic strain of Avian influenza
September 20, 2017 / 11:23 AM / a month ago

BRIEF-RCL Foods confirms outbreak of highly pathogenic strain of Avian influenza

Sept 20 (Reuters) - RCL Foods Ltd

* CONFIRMS OUTBREAK OF HIGHLY PATHOGENIC H5N8 STRAIN OF AVIAN INFLUENZA HAS RECENTLY BEEN DETECTED AT COMPANY‘S HEUNINGDAL BREEDER FARM IN WESTERN CAPE

* ‍AFFECTED SITES HAVE BEEN DEPOPULATED, AND LOSS AMOUNTS TO APPROXIMATELY 5% OF COMPANY‘S TOTAL BREEDER STOCK​

* ‍CUMULATIVE DIRECT COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH AI AMOUNT TO APPROXIMATELY R26M​

* ‍COMPANY IS EVALUATING ALL OPPORTUNITIES TO MINIMISE POSSIBLE IMPACT OF THIS REDUCED VOLUME​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below