N24 Staff Writer, KATHMANDU:- Bird flu has been found again in Tarkeshwor Municipality-1 of Kathmandu. The Department of Livestock Services has confirmed bird flu in chickens, eggs, and grains and has destroyed them in and around the places where the bird flu was detected.
The infection was confirmed on Thursday and thousands of chickens in the area were destroyed, according to the Department of Livestock Services.
According to the Department of Livestock Services, 2,955 non-laying chickens, 2,702 laying hens, 3,570 eggs, and 1,450 kg of grains have been destroyed.
Similarly, 2,960 boiler chickens reared by Sarita Shah, 750 kg of grains, 2,076 boiler chickens reared by Samjhana Thakuri Tiwari, and 107 local chickens have been destroyed.
Two thousand two hundred chickens and 150 kg of grains reared by Amrit Thapa and one hundred local chickens and two turkeys reared by Shanta Khanal have also been destroyed.
Bidur Sapkata, the spokesperson of Tarkeshwor Municipality, told online news that bird flu has been detected in five business firms in Chhap, Sangla.
Earlier, more than 1400 ducks were killed in Tarkeshwor Municipality-1 after bird flu was confirmed.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has confirmed that the bird flu that was seen only in ducks has now been confirmed in chickens as well.
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