Bird flu detected in Bhaktapur

Published On: February 23, 2023 09:30 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 23: Bird flu has been detected in Bhaktapur.

Around 10,480 chickens, 1,050 chicks, 4,523 eggs and 1,475 kg poultry feed were destroyed on Wednesday after bird flu was confirmed in the chickens of three poultry farms located at Sudal of Changunarayan municipality- 8 in the Bhaktapur district, according to the Department of Livestock Services.

Superintendent of Police at the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, Prajit KC, said the bird flu was detected at Changu Narayan Poultry and Hatchery Industry Pvt Ltd, Arjun Giri Poultry Farm and Aditya Poultry Farm.

Veterinary doctor at the Department of Livestock Services, Dr Shrija Wagle, said the bird flu was detected in the chickens of three farms in a sample test carried out after the chickens started dying all of sudden.  


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