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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Indonesia : Pamekasan, East Java - Chickens die of bird flu

From the ever reliable Ida at Bird Flu Information Corner :

" Pamekasan : Bird flu H5N1 infected a total 60 chickens in Kelurahan Bugih, Kecamatan Kota, Pamekasan, Madura, East Java.

The chicken owner, Sofiullah, said he found number of chickens died since a while ago, but he had suspended reporting the incident to Livestock Service of Pamekasan. After more chickens observed to have died, Sofiullah reported the case to Livestock Service. Further test to dead chickens showed H5N1 infection.

Following to the finding, Livestock Service had done control measures by disinfection of infected area."

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