A pigeon that traversed the Pacific Ocean is to be put down in the wake of crossing paths with Australia’s severe isolate rules.disappeared during a race in the US province of Oregon in late turning up in Melbourne right around two months after pigeon, which has been named Joe, represents a “immediate biosecurity hazard” to poultry industry. euthanised.Celli-Bird says he found the pigeon in his back nursery on 26 December.
“He was really thin so I squashed up a dry bread roll and left it out there for him,” he told the AP news office. drove Mr Celli-Bird to find that is enrolled to Alabama, was most recently seen during a pigeon race in the western Oregon. may, after information on Joe’s appearance stood y in Australia, Mr Celli-Bird was reached about.The pigeon has Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment says it should be put down due to the risk of disease .
“Notwithstanding its birthplace, any tamed fledgling that has not met and allowed to stay in Australia,” an office representative said in an assertion. empathetic obliteration of the fowl.”
It isn’t clear how how to make the 8,000- the west shore of the US to southern he is probably going to have bummed a ride load vessel.
While it pigeons into Australia, the cycle can cost of dollars, and none have been lawfully imported from the US in longer than 10 years. Joe the pigeon isn’t Australia’s laws.
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