Monday, February 14, 2011

Our Correspondent, Gaibandha
Around a thousand poultry of a private farm were culled following detection of Avian Influenza at village Enayetpur under Sadullapur upazila Saturday night.
Upazila livestock office sources said a few poultry of Moinul Hossain's farm died in the last 3-4 days. Suspecting outbreak of bird flu disease Sadullapur upazila livestock officer Dr Rahamat-un-Nabi collected samples of dead poultry birds and sent them to Gaibandha regional animal disease diagnosis centre and it tested positive.
On confirmation of bird flu attack, a special team led by district livestock officer Dr Md Jahanur Rahman rushed to the farm and culled nearly a thousand poultry birds.