Garut, West Java ::: Poultries die of bird flu
Posted by Ida on February 20, 2011
Garut – About 300 poultries, including chickens, ducks and birds, had died in Kampung Warung, Banyuresmi, Garut, West Java, within last week. Laboratory test showed those birds died of bird flu H5N1 virus.
Chief of Banyuresmi, Wawan Ridwan said the poultries had suddenly died without any sign of sickness, that people took it as a common death.
Meanwhile, Head of Animal Health and Veterinary Public Health Division, Livestock Service of Kabupaten Garut, Dida Kardiana, confirmed about the existence of bird flu case in Garut. Rapid test showed the dead birds got H5N1 infection.
For preventing any possible disease transmission to human, Livestock Service is now socializing the culling plan with locals in Kampung Warung.
Source: Indonesia newspaper, Detik. http://us.detiknews.com/read/2011/02...an-dimusnahkan