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HPAI Reported in Chhukha

by 5m Editor
2 March 2012, at 6:32am

BHUTAN - The Bhutanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a backyard poultry farm adjacent to the national highway in Chhukha.

Follow-up report No. 3 was sent to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) yesterday, 1 March.

Out of 123 susceptible birds, 37 cases were reported. 35 deaths were recorded, while 86 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak has not yet been identified. Several measures have been taken to contain the situation.

Further Reading

- You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.