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In the 7-km control zone ringing the quarantine zone, 36 teams deployed by the Pampanga provincial government have culled 34,565 ducks, 16,347 quails, 28,264 egg-laying chickens and 33,939 broilers or chickens grown for meat.
Yet both organisations support more aggressive cattlecontrol policies which would lead to more uninfected cattle being culled.
The numbers to be culled have been based on scientific kangaroo counts in each location.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled the general population, who had not taken an active interest in the proposals, would not be aware of the proportion expected to be culled.
The advice of the Chief Veterinary Officer is that further increasing the number of badgers culled would improve those benefits even further and enable them to accrue earlier.
As we speak, thousands of innocent animals are being culled in our countryside and we do not know the extent of their suffering or how humane the methods being used to kill them are.
RSPCA chief executive Gavin Grant said: "As we speak, thousands of innocent animals are being culled in our countryside - and we do not know the extent of their suffering or how humane the methods being used are.
Badgers would be culled and you, dear readers, along with the vast majority, would probably accept it as inevitable for the health of our cattle industry.
Bird flu first broke out in India in 2006 and millions of chicken and ducks had been culled to contain the virus.