Sunday, April 24, 2016

Myanmar - Myanmar Authorities Checking Chickens For Bird flu Spread

The Myanmar authorities are taking measures in Mandalay region in a bid to prevent spread of bird flu which broke out in Monywa, northwestern Sagaing region earlier this month by checking regional main border gates, according to an official of the Department of Livestock Breeding Friday

The authorities are checking the delivery of chickens through Ayeyawaddy bridge (Yadanarbon ) linking Mandalay and Sagaing and Yadanar Theinga bridge linking Shwe Bo township and Singu township.

Farming zones in the region have worked to prevent spread of bird flu.

At present, chicken prices in the market stand high due to increasing deaths of chicken amid the high temperature in summer.

According to the Ministry of Health, bird flu occurred in 47 poultry farms owned by 29 breeders in Monywa and 23, 226 chickens were culled earlier this month. Enditem

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