In conversation with My City’s Aditya Neuapne, Chief of Clinical Research Unit at Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Dr Sher Bahadur Pun debunked five myths that are commonly heard in Nepal.

Bird flu outbreak found in Kathmandu

March 17, 2019 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, March 17: Bird flu has been detected in two poultry farms at Tarkeshwar Municipality in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 13: As many as 17 lawmakers have proposed to reject foreign direct investment in primary sectors of agriculture like poultry, fishery, horticulture, animal husbandry, milk processing and beekeeping.

Poultry Health Workshop concludes

November 21, 2018 09:27 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Poultry Health Workshop 2018 has concluded in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, Oct 28: The International Poultry Symposium kicked off in Chitwan today. "Meeting poultry demand for food safety and security is the theme of the vent organised jointly by the Agriculture and the Faculty of Forest University and Animal Science, Veterinary and Fishery , Rampur.

CHITWAN, May 22: Chitwan district suffered a loss of chicken and other poultry products worth more than Rs 7 million due to bird flu, according the District Livestock Service Office (DLSO).

CHITWAN, May 13: Farmers of Chitwan have found that they have been cheated by suppliers when selling chicken.

LAHAN, April 19: Although the government has restricted the import of chicken and poultry products from India, different markets in Siraha district are found selling them openly.

BANEPA, Nov 20: The cost of chicks in the market has reached its peak in the decade with Rs 100 per chick since mid-November this year.

BANEPA, August 27: Poultry farmers in Kavre have been facing shortage of layers chicks. Bachhuram Thapa of Setidevi Poultry Farm at Panauti-5 has been waiting for arrival of layers chicks for four months now. During this time last year, Thapa had bought 2,500 layers chicks paying Rs 45 per head. But hatcheries have not been able to provide chicks to farmers like Thapa since April.

CHITWAN, August 17: Incessant rainfall in the southern part of Nepal has badly affected fish, banana and poultry farming in Chitwan. Places famous for banana and fish farming such as Khairahani, Kumroj, Pithuwa, Ratnanagar, Jagatpur and Meghauli, among others, have been inundated due to continuous heavy rainfall.

BAGLUNG, June 21: Dan Bahadur Thapa of Rangkhani in Jaimini Municipality-10 has become a role model for youths in his locality.

GORKHA, April 27: Poultry farmers in Gorkha district have proven that Nepalis can earn over twice the income working in our own country than those who go abroad for employment opportunities, especially in the Gulf and the Middle East countries.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government will provide income taxi waiver for poultry entrepreneurs.

Poultry feed prices fall

September 20, 2016 21:46 pm

BANEPA, Sept 20: Price of poultry feed has come down by as much as Rs 2 per kg.