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Indonesia: Waiting for H5N1 poultry vaccine in Karanganyar Regency, C. Java

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  • Indonesia: Waiting for H5N1 poultry vaccine in Karanganyar Regency, C. Java

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    BIRD FLU: Special Vaccine Wait Karanganyar Disnakkan Ducks

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013 8:01 pm | Bony Eko Wicaksono / Jibi / Solopos |

    Ducks (Doc / Jibi / Solopos)

    Karanganyar - Department of Fisheries and Livestock (Disnakkan) Karanganyar still waiting for a special vaccine for ducks being hit by the H5N1 virus or bird flu. During this avian bird flu often ducks.

    Head of Animal Health Disnakkan Karanganyar, Saptawan Hadiputra, said there had been a variant strain of the H5N1 variant variant 2.1.3 to 2.3.2. As a result, previously created vaccines can only protect certain birds. Vaccine was not able to fully protect poultry ducks.

    "The possibility of this month, the vaccine will be shipped from the central government," he told early last week.

    Saptawan explained variance 2.1.3, ducks infected with bird flu did not cause ducks to die. However, the variant 2.3.2, duck H5N1 virus died instantly. So that the required vaccines to protect patents ducks.

    According to him, the cause of changes in the variance due to several factors such as congenital or immigration duck meat imported birds.

    "This condition is not the result of a mutation, but because there are changes in the variant strain."

    So far, it has been disseminating bio security to the poultry farmers, especially ducks. Typically, farmers do not do so if the vaccine routinely duck a bird flu virus that quickly spread to other ducks.

    Based on data Disnakkan Karanganyar largest bird flu virus attacks occurred in mid-December 2012. At that time, thousands of birds died suddenly in four districts namely Karangpandan, Jatipuro, Cork, and Mojogedang.
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