Deux-Sèvres

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Deux-Sèvres

(dö-sĕv`rə), department (1990 pop. 346,300), W France, largely in Poitou. Niort is the capital.
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16 November 2009 - 9,000 ducks at a foie gras farm in Saint Aubin du Plain in the Deux-Sevres department are to be culled after H5, a low-pathogenic strain of bird flu was detected in the flock.