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Thursday, September 2, 2010

Indonesia : Bird flu in poultry in Sungai Penuh

A big thanks to Shiloh at Flutrackers for this. This report is machine translated but here's the original link to the story :

" Lebaran Towards Fully River City residents asked to be alert of bird flu-affected chickens. This is because the Kerinci District Animal Husbandry Department has found 23 chickens infected with avian influenza virus positive.

Chickens exposed to bird flu is known to belong to citizens of Dusun Sungai Akar Village Pelayang Kingdom, Full River City. To anticipate the discovery of widespread cases of bird flu, Kerinci District Animal Husbandry Department of chicken carcasses destroyed by burning, Wednesday (1 / 9).

The discovery of positive chickens in bird flu Fully River City this be a warning to the public. It is feared there are also chickens that have been exposed to avian flu and was out of control and observation of officers then sold by other people into the market for consumption.

"Dimusnahkannya 23 chickens, because the bird flu virus confirmed. Of the five chickens that died suddenly, two of which were taken into the study sample. The result was positive bird flu," said Animal Husbandry Department Coordinator PSDR Kerinci regency, Alfian, told the Tribune, Wednesday (1 / 9) yesterday.

According to the Alfian, the case was first known after the residents who reported their chickens died suddenly. After receiving the report, four officers went down to check on the field.

After the checks carried out on the field, direct staff to do the destruction, by fire and buried into the ground. After that, immediately followed by spraying, so the virus does not spread to other places, "he said.

In addition Sumarni Tintin's chicken, there's still another chicken's residents who join the bird flu virus. Until now, we are still awaiting the development of the local people. If the chickens they also died suddenly, it will soon be mass destruction, "he explained.

Cases of bird flu, is also recognized by the Head of Livestock Fisheries funds, Department of Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock, Full River City, Armadi. According to him, the location of the bird flu outbreak, has been sterilized with a liquid glutamol officers and destan."

Here's a location map of Sungai Penuh.

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