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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Nepal : Bird flu in one more Kavre farm

Via The Himalayan Times :

Bird flu has been confirmed in one more hatchery in Kavre. With this, the disease has been confirmed in six farms and hatcheries in the district. 

According to senior veterinary Dr Hari Kumar Raghu Shrestha at District Livestock Office Kavre, bird flu was confirmed at Prabhat Poultry Breeding Farm belonging to Ishwor Sharma at Bakhundol, Dhulikhel, after the sample sent to the laboratory in Tripureswor tested positive. 

A rapid response team culled more than 10,000 of the 30,000 parent fowls at the farm. 

Earlier, a rapid response team had culled around 8,000 healthy fowls in neighbouring farms belonging to Saroj Budhathoki, 
Shiv Hari Badal, Kripa Bista, Rabindra Deuja, and Jayanti Thapa. It is estimated that the six infected farms have incurred a loss of more than Rs 20 crore."

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