Bird flu occurs in Kon Tum Province

A poultry flock of 4,700 chicken of farmer Tran Duc Hoa in Kontum has tested positive for avian flu, said the Husbandry and Animal Health center in the highlands province of Kon tum’s Dak Ha District yesterday.

Bird flu occurs in Kon Tum Province

Right after receiving the test result, the center, the local government and his family destroyed all waterfowl and 3,000 eggs. In addition, the center staff instructed the farmer to disinfect the coop and landfill.
The avian flu outbreak has re-occurred the second time in the farmer’s poultry flock in two successive years. Before, in January 2016, the disease infected 2,100 poultry, causing loss of VND140 million ($6,158).

By NAM HONG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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