HC Deb 03 November 1947 vol 443 cc145-6W
63. Mr. G. Williams

asked the Minister of Agriculture what the figures of fowl pest notified to his Department and the number of fowls slaughtered have been for July, August and September last.

Mr. G. Brown

There were 112 outbreaks of fowl pest in July, 62 in August and 146 in September. The numbers of birds slaughtered in those months were approximately 19,600; 5,300; and 13,000 respectively.