Permintaan Ayam Turun 50%
Pemkot Wajibkan Setiap Penjual Unggas Tunjukkan SKKH
Chicken Demand Down 50%
Require Each municipal government Seller SKKH Poultry Show
IMAS (33), serving customers who purchase chicken meat at his stall, at the New Queued Market, Jln. Sriwijaya, Cimahi City, Tuesday (1 / 9). Following the discovery of dozens of chickens died due to the positive of H5N1 virus in the last week, demand for chicken meat in some traditional markets in the city of Cimahi down to fifty percent of ADE BAYU INDRA * / "PR"
CIMAHI, (PR) .-
Chicken meat demand in some traditional markets in the city of Cimahi has decreased by 50%, following the discovery of dozens of chickens died due to the positive of H5N1 virus in the past week. Consumers asked the administration to tighten the traffic in the city of Cimahi poultry.
Ny. Lasmini (50), a chicken seller in the market on Jl. Dra. Kel Djulaeha Karmita. Cimahi, Kec. Middle Cimahi, said ordinary selling chickens sixty pieces per day. But seven days later, his income dropped by 50%, because only sold thirty chickens per day only.
"Whereas it is usually the month of purchase Fasting increases, because consumers always want to provide special food to go and dawn. But now, even down," he said to "PR", Tuesday (1 / 9).
Decrease in the number of buyers of chicken meat also occurred in New Queued Market. A chicken seller, Amang (30) mentions, consumer demand for chicken meat decreased from 40 fish to 25 fish per day only.
"It could be something to do with bird flu. But in my opinion, the current conditions of the end of the month was also influential," he said.
The decline in demand has affected the decline in chicken prices. At the beginning of fasting month ago or munggahan, domestic chicken meat sold at Rp 24,000.00 per kilogram. Currently, the price of chicken meat in the two markets ranges between USD $ 21,000.00-USD 22,000.00 per kilogram. While the chicken meat is sold at USD 30,000.00-USD 70,000.00 per tail.
Ny. Sri Kartini (46) citizens Kel. Setiamanah Kec. Central Cimahi confessed worry over new outbreak of bird flu cases in the city of Cimahi. This fear makes Sri choose to not eat meat during the last week.
"I just felt anxious, worried about the children of bird flu," he said.
Ny. Linda (30) which met yesterday afternoon after shopping at Pasar Baru Queued asked the government to tighten surveillance of poultry traffic both incoming and out of the city of Cimahi. That way, consumers will feel safe to consume more chicken, and producers were not harmed.
Meanwhile, the Section Head Livestock and Agricultural Products Quality Supervision Cooperatives, Industry, Trade, and Agriculture Cimahi City drh. Suyoto asking residents to not have to worry in eating chicken meat. Because the Government has Cimahi City requires each supplier / cutter / live poultry sellers to show Animal Health Certificate (SKKH) of avian origin region. In addition, every citizen who would bring in birds to the area now Cimahi City also advised to report to the local RT and RW.
"Preventive activities such as vaccination and disinfection will continue to do. We will also restrict the traffic movement of poultry in the city of Cimahi," he said. (A-180) ***