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    Ratusan Ayam Mati Mendadak
    Jumat, 27 Agustus 2010 | 09:19 WIB

    Google translation:
    Jambi City
    Hundreds of Sudden Death Chickens
    Friday, August 27, 2010 | 9:19 pm

    Jambi Tribune correspondent reports: Edi Januar

    SUNGAI PENUH, TRIBUN - Hundreds of chickens belonging petelor Yayan, Tutung River Village, East Warm Water District(Desa Sungai Tutung, Kecamatan Air Hangat Timur), died suddenly. Until the cause is currently unknown. A suspected when there are two indications, namely AI aka Avian Influenza (H5N1) or Tetelo (ND).

    "Hundreds of my own chickens found dead in the morning when I want to feed, now only a few tail just left," said ranch owner Yayan to the Tribune, Thursday (26 / 8).

    The signs of the death of hundreds of chickens that died suddenly, namely, on the inside of hollow bodies and rotting chicken. A few days before the mass death occurred, the condition of apparently healthy chickens. However, only a day chickens was weak and die simultaneously.

    Every day, said Yayan feed given glutinous rice types also had eaten chicken petelor. At first, the chicken that died only a few tail of course, several hours after the chickens died more and more until it reaches hundreds of individuals.

    Chicken carcasses were first discovered by Yayan in the yard around the barn. At that time chicken owner was surprised, because cattle chickens suddenly died. Some chickens are still predicted to survive because a separate cage. In the blackened tail swelling and signs.

    Yayan expect the Department of Animal Husbandry and Fisheries (Disnakan) Kerinci District, soon to check on the location of this event does not continue. "We fear this bird flu," he said.

    Dasneli, one local resident confessed worried by the incident. Because, chickens that died just discarded by their owners at the dump (TPS).

    "If the true cause of death of hundreds of chickens was avian flu, we fear. Because the owners did not bury a dead chicken chicken, and toss it in the polling stations," he said.

    Head of Animal Health (Animal) Disnakan Kerinci, Ir Aryan, as confirmed promised to reduce his team to perform checks on the sudden death of hundreds of chickens.

    "We're going to tell Tim PDSR in these districts, to check the location. The checks carried out directly to the location, it will be known with certainty the cause of death of the chickens tersebu," he asserted.

    When asked the cause of death of hundreds of chickens owned by such citizens? He said that, for now it can not ensure that the cause of death of hundreds of chickens.

    However, according to the experience and conclusions while the incident was caused tetelo (ND) or bird flu. "If you like this, it could be tetelo or bird flu. But it forecast only temporary," he told the Tribune. (*)