POKHARA: Bird flu (H5N1) has been confirmed at least four places in Pokhara, the sub-metropolitan city on Tuesday.
All the chicken, used materials in the farms of all four places have been destroyed during this evening after the Bird Flu confirmation.
Regional Director at the Western Regional Animal Health Directorate Dr. Bamsi Sharma said that the officials from the directorate culled over 2200 chickens, destroyed their wastes, grains and medicines from five sheds of all four Bird Flu hit farms.
All the culled chicken, destroyed grains, their waste and medicines have been buried and all confirmed sites have been put under surveillance.
Dr. Sharma informed that the farmers were asked not to run any poultry farms in Bird Flu hit sites for at least another two months.
According to Sharma, further decision of letting farms run or not would be made after two months.