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Vietnam: H5N6 in poultry in Buon Ma Thuot city

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  • Vietnam: H5N6 in poultry in Buon Ma Thuot city


    Buon Ma Thuot city announced avian influenza H5N6
    Duc Hieu - Hoang Tuyen (VTV8) Updated at 21:30 on August 17, 2020 - Livestock and Animal Health Station of Buon Ma Thuot city, Dak Lak province has just destroyed more than 3,000 birds after being found positive for H5N6 avian flu.

    The number of poultry destroyed was of 2 households residing in village 2 and 3, commune Ea Kao, Buon Ma Thuot city, Dak Lak province. Before that, on August 10, when the birds of 2 healthy families appeared, there was a situation of not eating, diarrhea, and mass deaths. Veterinary staff took a sample and sent it to the Veterinary Department of Region V for testing, the result was positive for avian influenza H5N6, so the whole flock of chickens was destroyed.

    There are more than 1.9 million poultry in Buon Ma Thuot city. To avoid outbreaks and widespread spread, the City People's Committee decided to announce avian influenza in the area. At the same time, it is required to suspend the activities of buying, selling, and transporting chickens, ducks, geese, and geese products of chickens, ducks, and geese in and out of the epidemic area.