Bird flu suspected in Koshi rural municipality

Inaruwa, June 6

As high as 400 chicks in a poultry farm in Koshi rural municipality-6 in Sunsari district. The chicks in the poultry farm of local resident Upendra Yadav died on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, according to Pappu Pathak, a technician working in the area.

Yadav had purchased the chicks from Basu Shrestha of Madhuban that the latter brought from Kailashpati Hatchery in Chitwan.

After the death of the large number of chicks, the local residents and livestock technicians have suspected the bird flu in the dead chicks.