BEIJING, April 2 (Reuters) -
* China reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of H5N1 bird flu at a farm in northeastern Liaoning province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Tuesday
* The case occurred on a farm with 24,500 birds but the ministry did not specify if they were chickens or other types of poultry
* The authorities have culled 25,472 bird following the outbreak
* Last week, Liaoning province found a strain of H7N9 bird flu at a zoo
Reporting by Muyu Xu; Editing by Stephen Coates
Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.