Over 50,000 bird flu infected chickens culled in Makawanpur
Hetauda, Makawanpur, March 29: More than 50,000 bird flu infected chickens have been culled in Makawanpur district, said the district administration office.
Likewise, 9,015 eggs and 1,463 kilograms of poultry feed were also destroyed.
A joint team of the district administration office, the police and vets inspected the poultry farming in various areas of the district affected by bird flu and carried out this destruction.
The team identified 28 farming affected by the virus of the total 48 inspected.
A high alert has been maintained in the district following the detection of the virus in the neighboring districts, said chief district officer Ashman Tamang.
There has been a tight security check in the transits to prevent the import of infected poultry and eggs, he added.