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  • EGYPT - Agriculture: Bird flu spread in the farm more [than] rural homes

    Google-translated from Arabic:

    Agriculture: Bird flu spread in the farm more [than] rural homes .. And 25 new infections in December

    Written by Mitwalli Salem 2/1/2008

    A report issued by the Ministry of Agriculture yesterday, the surprise was the high numbers of cases of avian influenza disease in poultry farms are more than their counterparts in rural education, and 90% of farms Fattening and whiting business is not by the rules of safety are vital and dangerous for the health and lead to the spread of diseases epidemics faster than control procedures, which is a dangerous precedent change of plan to combat the disease.

    The official report issued by the General Authority for Veterinary Services, the number of hotbeds of avian influenza disease in poultry farms during the month of December last year [2007] amounted to 25 hotbed topped the Eastern [Sharkia] Province in the number of hotbeds of infection with 8 points, and then West [Al Gharbiyah] number 6 hotbeds, Al-Qalyubia rate of 3 wells injury Avian, then followed Menoufiya, Dakahliya things at each one in each of the governorates of Cairo, Beni Suef, Qena and Giza.

    A report, which maintains "Egyptian today" copy of it that the total of what had been executed in poultry farms infected poultry reached almost 600 thousand [600,000] and 499 flying them 550 thousand bird Eastern Province.

    The number of positive cases of the disease education home [backyard poultry] during the same month to 8 cases including 3 cases of Monofiya, and two Al-Qalyubia, western [Al Gharbiyah] and one case of the Cairo governorate and the number of birds that have been destroyed education in this household governorates 1599 flying.

    The report attributed the high number of cases of avian influenza disease in poultry farms to random establishment of the farms without regard any of the conditions of the vital safety, especially preventive dimension between the farmer and each other.

    The report also uncovered that 90% of farms Fattening and whiting is not by any factors vital safety and adjacent to each other, or a few meters from each other and become mostly adjacent to houses, or houses built in a primitive.

    The report pointed out that commercial farms mothers whiting and Fattening, which belong to large companies, does it lack many safety factors vital and much of it was originally either blank or fattening farms were changed to the production of active mothers fattening or blank business.

    The report drew the General Authority for Veterinary Services to major farms and poultry farms supplied apply many of the vital safety conditions, but managed a technical professional own devices, and allows up government.

    The report said that 20% of the poultry farms applicable safety regulations and requirements of animal veterinary organization to work in the poultry production, and veterinary authority, not only technical management and recommends only the application of health conditions, both dimension and preventive safety or vital in the case of a pandemic recommends closure of the farm or veterinary quarantine without that have executive powers.

    http://www.almasry-alyoum.com/articl...rticleID=88605
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