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Poultry Imports

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Food the total value of dead undressed table chickens and hens imported into this country on, and since, 9th February, 1947.

Is the Minister doing all he can to see that, while importing these birds, we do not, at the same time, bring in fowl pest?

Yes, Sir. As the Minister of Agriculture has already stated, these birds are eviscerated before they are imported.