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    Machine translated. Eight chickens imported from Makassar (South Sulawesi) were destroyed in Sorong, West Papua, for fear of transmitting H5N1 into West Papua. There is no indication that the birds were infected. So far, H5N1 has not yet been reported from poultry or humans in West Papua Province.

    Eight Tails Chickens Destroyed

    Authors: Martin Solo
    Friday, April 20, 2012 9:16 pm

    A total of eight chickens culled Agricultural Quarantine Station (SKP) Sorong, West Papua. The chickens came from Makassar who arrived in the port of Sorong some time ago. Culling was done to avoid the spread of bird flu in zoonsis and Sorong. "It was immediately destroyed, but because the owners keep asking about the arrest procedure. So people remain suspended after settled in accordance with the procedures and the owner did not want to return to their place of chicken, "said Emery, head of SKP Sorong, Friday (20/4).Compared with bird flu, this disease does not exist zoonsis in Sorong. However, according to Emery, culling is the prevention of such diseases do not enter.