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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Bangladesh : 1600 chickens die in bird flu in Kishoreganj

Via BDNews 24 :

" Bird flu virus has killed 1,600 chickens of a farm in Kishoreganj. On Feb 3, some 8,000 infected chickens were culled at Bagadia in Kishoreganj Sadar. Other 900 chickens were culled at Noapara village of Katiadi Upazila on Monday.

District veterinary surgeon Bahadur Ali confirmed that the chickens died of bird flu. Sadar Upazila livestock officer Jalal Uddin told that sample of the infected chicken was sent to the Central Diseases Investigation Laboratory (CDIL) in Dhaka for tests.

The rest, 1,400 chickens, aged 47 days, of the farm would be culled if the report comes positive, he added."

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