Bird Flu confirmed in Jhapa

Bird Flu in Nepal Kathmandu

JHAPA: Bird flu has been confirmed in two poultry farms in Jhapa district. With  this, 13 cases of bird flu have been detected in various parts of Jhapa district in the last two months.

The District Livestock Office, Bhadrapur, said that cases of the bird flu were confirmed in the chicken reared by Raju Bhudhathoki of Prithvinagar-5 and Subhash Khadka of Chandragadhi.

A rapid response team culled 1,270 chicken from the poultry farm of Budhathoki while 151 chickens was destroyed from the poultry farm of Khadka, said Acting Chief of the Office Jagdish Pandey.