A whole lot Of Birds Culled In Kathmandu To Cease Unfold Of Chook Flu

Hundreds Of Birds Culled In Kathmandu After Confirmation Of Fresh Bird Flu Cases

Authorities has requested poultry farmers to tell in case they think uncommon behaviour of birds


A whole lot of birds are culled in Nepali capital Kathmandu on Saturday as recent circumstances of Chook-Flu (H5N8) have been confirmed after a number of samples underwent checks in latest days.

In line with Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Growth press launch, there are confirmed circumstances of Chook-Flu at a farm in Tarkeshwor Municipality-7 in capital Kathmandu.

A minimum of 1,865 geese, 622 quails, 32 chickens, 25 turkeys, 542 eggs and 75 kg hen fodder have been destroyed after detection of virus on the native farm, the discharge mentioned.

“An actual time PCR check carried out at Central Livestock Analysis Laboratory confirmed the an infection,” the discharge said.


The ministry has requested poultry businessmen and farmers to tell authorities in case they think uncommon behaviour of birds.

Nepal’s Southern neighbour India in latest days had confirmed circumstances of Chook-Flu which led to deaths and culling of poultry to forestall escalation.

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