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Bird flu hits eighth farm in Capital

  

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A member of the Rapid Response Team (RRT) culls a rooster in a poultry farm infected by H5N1 bird flu virus at Bode in Bhaktapur October 15, 2012.

THT ONLINE

This is the eighth incident of bird flu in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU: Team from the Department of Livestock Service is culling chickens and destroying poultry feed at the farm in Nayapati VDC of Kathmandu on Sunday after bird flu was confirmed.

Bird flu was detected in a private poultry farm of local Narayan Dhakal, informed Dr Narayan Ghimire, the spokesperson at the Directorate of Animal Health talking to THT Online.

This is the eighth incident of bird flu in the Kathmandu Valley.

Earlier, 2,390 chickens from the farm of Kishor Tandukar in Jitpurfhedi VDC were culled and 100 kg chicken feed was destroyed on Friday and Saturday.


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