Dutch farmers ordered to keep poultry inside to limit bird flu contagion

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AMSTERDAM, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Commercial farms across the Netherlands on Tuesday were ordered to keep all poultry inside after an infection with bird flu was reported on a farm in the central province of Flevoland.

To limit the spread of the disease, around 36,000 animals on the farm will be culled, the agriculture ministry said.

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Reporting by Bart Meijer; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne

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