HC Deb 17 November 1955 vol 546 cc50-1W
62. Mr. Dye

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the number of cases of fowl pest that have occurred in Norfolk in 1955 to the latest available date; and the number of fowls that have been destroyed.

Mr. Amory

The number of outbreaks of fowl pest confirmed in Norfolk in 1955 up to mid-day today is 129. Approximately 27,000 head of poultry have been slaughtered.