Bird flu affected chicken culled in Chitwan

Bird Flu in Nepal Kathmandu

CHITWAN: Fowls, chicken feeds and eggs in two poultry farms detected with bird flu in Chitwan were culled on Monday night.

Some 2,876 fowls and six tons of chicken feeds stored in a poultry farm of Chitra Raj Shrestha at Bharatpur municipality-9 were destroyed after detecting bird flu .

Likewise, total 3,175 chickens and 300 eggs found in a farm of Ram Babu Thapaliya at Mangalpur VDC, Ward No. 5 were also destroyed during the whole night, said Chief of the District Livestock Service Office, Chitwan, Ram Kumar Karki.

Bird flu has been so far detected in five places in Chitwan in the recent time. High alert has been placed to prevent the outbreak of epidemic.