Agriculture: rumors of dead poultry aim to raise concern and panic among citizens

The Information Center of the Council of Ministers denied the current images of the death of 12 thousand chickens in Egyptian farms as a result of the rains that fell on Egypt during the last period, and sold to citizens on the basis that they are frozen poultry.

The Center continued with the Ministry of Agriculture, which denied the news categorically, stressing that there is no validity at all for the images circulated about the death of 12 thousand chickens from the Egyptian farms, stressing that periodic inspections are carried out on all farms to ascertain the health status of domestic wealth, That all rumors of rumors about this subject are aimed at raising concern and panic among citizens.
In a related context, the ministry pointed out to take all measures in regard to the readiness for the month of Ramadan to intensify the control of markets, as well as the high capacity of the farms, as the annual output of poultry exceeds 2.2 million birds per day with the month of Ramadan, unlike rural production, 20 to 25% of the value of annual production, adding that poultry is one of the main meals on the dining table, and that the Egyptian poultry production of one billion and 200 thousand birds annually.
The ministry also denied the reports of corruption of the active substance of vaccines and vaccines used to vaccinate poultry from viruses, stressing that it is absolutely not valid to use rotten vaccines to vaccinate poultry from viruses, stressing the health and safety of all vaccines - whether local or imported - used for immunization Poultry, and subject to censorship and examination by the relevant authorities in the state, and that all that is raised in this regard rumors tend to spread the confusion and anger of citizens.
In this context, the ministry indicated that it is seeking to achieve self-sufficiency in veterinary vaccines, so it has established the largest factory specialized in the production of veterinary vaccines using tissue culture cells and the technology of brewers, noting that 80% of the production capacity of the factory is for export. VDM vaccine, as well as the production of other veterinary vaccines, such as PPR, nodal skin, sheep pox and others