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Indonesia: H5N1 in poultry in Timika, Papua

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  • Indonesia: H5N1 in poultry in Timika, Papua


    Jum'at, 06 Juni 2014 , 08:03:00
    Timika Waspada Flu Burung

    Google translation:

    Friday, June 6, 2014, 08:03:00
    Timika Bird Flu Alert

    Timika "The death of the chicken as much as the tail was confirmed in 1900 as Bird Flu or H5N1 virus. For the Mimika DVO issued a warning to farmers and the public to be vigilant. In response to this DVO Mimika collect chicken breeders sectors 2 and 3 as well as Chicken Breeders Association. Meeting held on Thursday (5/6) in the Office of Social Ranch Road, Timika. The meeting was chaired by the Head of Department of Animal Husbandry, Ir Ign Eddy Santoso, MSi accompanied by Head of Animal Health, DVM Sabelina Fitriany, MSI and Breeders Association, DVM Budi Raharjo.
    Head of Department of Animal Husbandry, Ir Ign Eddy Santoso, MSI said that in the last week there has been a bird flu occurred in chickens. He said, in 1900 chickens on commercial farms in the area died suddenly Wonosari Kampung Jaya (SP4).
    This issue, according to Eddy common problems that must be solved, if it continues to grow because it was feared it could spread to other animals and even to humans. Especially now that a growing number of farmers making fast widens virus. Disnak own staff continues to take to curb the spread of the sampling. We hope soon to handle bird flu without spread to other livestock and humans, ? she said.
    DVM Sabelina revealed that 1,900 chickens are immediately destroyed. And spraying with disinfectant has been done. He said that, in addition to the dead chicken, hens on the other farmers are still in a healthy condition. According Sabelina DVM, many factors that cause or spread of the H5N1 virus. Farmers who make the chicken is getting more and more susceptible to disease. For that cattle ranchers are required to maintain with regard cage so closed and restrict people to pass by. Pantau chicken and circumstances surrounding the situation. If you hear (no virus) should be vigilant, ? she said.
    He explained that the real Papua region in the category of low risk in the spread of the H5N1 virus. However, the current case where the number of chickens that died very much that 100 per cent in a single enclosure, then this case is expressed as Extraordinary (KLB). Bird Flu virus itself is not the first time in Timika, in the year 2006 also occurred in chicken but only a small amount and directly addressed.

    The government was also concerned about the breeder so Disnak has submitted to the Regents for funds for fear of contagious outbreaks. Disnak will also provide for spraying disinfectant. Other factors are also to blame according to DVM Sabelina is frequently used egg crates. Dirt on the egg shelf and then brought into the cage, still considered to contain bird flu virus. Then the entry of poultry from outside the area today. For that Disnak will also coordinate with the Animal, as well as officials at the port to curb poultry brought into.
    He added, farmers who entered the third sector is considered very vulnerable to this virus. 3 where the sector is still in a densely populated neighborhood, then mixed with other birds as well as the number of people passing by. The concern is if the virus spreads to the wild duck, duck and pig it will be dangerous. Thus encouraged to immediately report to the breeder, if it finds chickens died suddenly. Especially in the area of ​​SP 4 still exist other than livestock farms that have been attacked. Jangan take action themselves. It was aggravating, ? Sabelina DVM said. (JPNN)