Bhutan Reports More HPAI at Chhukha District

BHUTAN - The Bhutanese veterinary authorities have reported five new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza at various backyard poultry farm adjacent to the national highway in Chhukha district.
calendar icon 5 March 2012
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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 4 on Friday, 2 March.

A total of 1405 birds were found susceptible to the outbreak, out of which 60 cases were identified. 36 deaths were recorded, while a total of 1361 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreaks has still not been identified.

Further Reading

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