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Indonesia: H5N1 in poultry in Cimahi, Bandung, W. Java

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  • Indonesia: H5N1 in poultry in Cimahi, Bandung, W. Java


    Virus Flu Burung Merebak, Ratusan Unggas Mati Mendadak
    Oleh: Ririn Nur Febriani
    15 Maret, 2017 - 14:34

    Google translation:

    Avian influenza virus, Poultry Hundreds of Sudden Death
    By Ririn Nur Febriani
    March 15, 2017 - 14:34

    CIMAHI, (PR) .- Virus Avian Influenza (AI) outbreak, hundreds of birds died suddenly in Kampung Sawah Overtime RT 2 RW 14 Kel. The main district. South Cimahi Cimahi. Officers were forced to conduct poultry depopulation are still alive in order to prevent the spread of the virus.

    On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, officers of the Animal Health Center (Clinic) Cimahi spraying poultry cages with disinfectant. At the site there are 4 stables owned 4 local residents, but only 2 positive cages exposed to AI.

    Plt. Head of Agriculture and Food Security Cimahi Huzen Rachmadi said poultry deaths took place since the beginning of March 2017. "However, it was reported last week," he said.
    It straight down to the ground, found 595 birds kinds of chickens, ducks, and Muscovy (duck manila) who died suddenly in stages.

    "We did a random test rapid, positive results AI. The blood samples we sent to the PCR test Cikole Veterinary Institute, the results were also positive AI," he said.

    Clinical symptoms of poultry exposed to bird flu, namely combs and wattles are swollen and bluish, bleeding flat at the foot of the poultry in the form of red spots (ptekhi) commonly called the foot scrapings, fluid in the eyes and nose and breathing problems, discharge of clear liquid until thick of the oral cavity, incurred excessive diarrhea, eggshell mushy.

    "The mortality rate is quite high in a short time," he said.
    Society needs to be aware of avian influenza virus transmission if found symptoms in poultry. "Report immediately to the officer to be followed up and prevented from spreading," he said. ***