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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Nepal : HPAI Reported in Mechi and Koshi

Via The Poultry Site :

" The country's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Kosha and Mechi.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 2 yesterday, 15 February. The affected population consists of backyard birds and layers.

Out of 12214 susceptible birds, 6094 cases were reported. All 6094 affected birds were found dead. A total of 6120 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive."

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