BAGMATI, April 29: Bird flu (H5N1) has been detected at a poultry farm in Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati Province. The detection has led to the destruction of 3,453 chickens, 580 eggs and 50 kg of bird feed at the farm operated at Nagaswoti of Hetauda Sub-metropolis-7.
CHITWAN, April 1: Bird flu has been spotted in eight different places of Chitwan district. It was detected intermittently in different areas since the past couple of days. Efforts are underway to control and prevent the bird flu outbreak in Chitwan which is considered to be the capital of poultry business.
BHAKTAPUR, March 12: Bird flu has been detected in Bhaktapur again. Bird flu has been found in the chickens of Suwal Poultry Farm run by Jagat Laxmi Sujkhu in Suryabinayak Municipality-10 of the district.
KAVRE, Feb 24: High alert measures have been put in place in Kavrepalanchowk, the eastern entry point of Kathmandu Valley and the country’s second largest poultry production hub, after bird-flu has been detected in some districts including federal capital Kathmandu.
CHITWAN, Feb 11: Cases of bird flu have been detected in Chitwan district yet again. Bird flu, also known as H5N1, was reported in the chicken from Anita Livestock Agriculture Farm at Rapti Municipality-6 in the district.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Bird flu cases have been confirmed at two locations of Morang in Province 1. According to the Department of Livestock Services, the detection of avian influenza (H5N1 virus) has been confirmed at Khuniyakatta of Gramthan-1 and Budhiganga-5 through laboratory tests.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Bird flu seen at Tarkeshwar Municipality of Kathmandu has come under control. The disease was seen in turkeys and ducks reared by a local farmer of Sanglekhola of Tarkeshwar Municipality-7.
Tens of thousands of chickens have been culled due to bird flu that spread in dozens of poultry farms across the country in recent days. It is now confirmed that the “H5N1” virus is responsible for ongoing outbreaks. A couple of months ago, hundreds of chickens died of bird flu known as “H9N2” virus in a short period of time in a capital based poultry farm.
BHAKTAPUR, April 4: Bird flu has been detected in a poultry farm in Bhaktapur district. Following the discovery at the Utkrista Multipurpose Agriculture Farm at Tarkhagal of Dadhikot in Suryabinayak municipality, 2,985 chickens and 150 kilograms poultry feeds were destroyed in the presence of the police, said vet Dr Chandra Dhakal of the Livestock Service Expert Centre.
MAKAWANPUR, March 30: Over 50,000 chickens in several farms in Hetauda Sub-Metropolis have been destroyed over the past eleven days following bird flu outbreak. Eggs and feed in huge amounts were also destroyed.
PARBAT, March 22: Import of chickens has been stopped to four districts - Parbat, Baglung, Myagdi and Mustang - following detection of bird flu in neighbouring districts including Kaski, Chitwan and Makawanpur.
Chitwan, March 16: A high alert has been maintained in the district following the manifestation of bird flu in the neighborring Makawanpur district. Import of poultry and its products into the district, a pocket area for poultry, has been tightened, while poultry owners have been asked to maintain biosecurity plan.