The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of Avian Influenza in ten flocks in Co Monaghan.
This outbreak has lead to a 15% drop in egg production.
The Department stated that this particular type of the Avian Influenza (Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza of the H6N1 subtype) is not a public health concern.
The Irish Egg Association confirmed to RTÉ that half a million eggs have been culled.
The Department, along with representatives from the sector are taking measures aimed to control the outbreak.