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    Rabu, 06 Februari 2013 20:43 WIB
    Kasus Flu Burung Diprediksi Meningkat
    CNC - 007

    Google translation:

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 20:43 PM
    Bird Flu Cases Predicted to Rise
    CNC - 007

    SOURCE, (CNC), - in January and February is the annual cycle of the spread of the H5N1 virus, better known as bird flu in Indonesia. In Cirebon District alone from January until the news was revealed, there are five cases spread over several districts.

    "Of the five cases, there are two positive cases of bird flu that is, on January 4 in the Village District Ciwaringin Ciwaringin as many as 36 dead birds from the population of 60 head," said the Head of Department of Agriculture Livestock and Forestry Plantations Cirebon regency, Ali Effendi in his office, Tuesday (5/2).

    Ali added, on January 15 in the Village District Kedung Bunder Gempol one chickens died of the population of 15 individuals. Meanwhile, three other cases are in the village expressed negative Tonjong Pasaleman District 400 ducks die from December 9, 2012-8 January 2013.

    "In the village of Cirebon District Girang Talun on January 11, there are four free-range chickens died 6 tails of the population, on January 15 in Block Pasanggrahan Kidul sub Desa Sibubut Gegesik 750 ducks died of the population of 1,000 animals," he explained.

    According to Ali, in 2012 compared to last year, this year there was an increase in new cases in February although there have been five cases during the year 2012 there were nine cases were positive for bird flu, there are three cases. "Hopefully this year will not add anymore," said Ali.

    In anticipation of bird flu cases, it provides counseling in each district so that farmers and communities routinely vaccinating poultry was maintained. "There are 18 officers assigned to provide counseling with a customized itinerary conditions on the ground," he added.

    Ali describes characteristic birds, ducks or chickens are exposed to Avian Influenza or Bird Flu include shortness of breath, face, comb and bluish chest muscles, swollen head, red legs and claws like scraped, diarrhea, mucus out of the mouth and nose , died suddenly, and a high mortality rate. "If farmers or people see signs like that, immediately report it to Distanbunakhut or extension workers, doctors / paramedics animal nearby," he said. (Bagja / CNC)