Monday, February 7, 2011

Bangladesh-5,000 chicken culled in Gazipur

Tue, Feb 8th, 2011 12:14 am BdST
Gazipur, Feb 7 (–Some 5,000 chickens of a poultry farm in Gazipur have been culled which were found infected with H5N1 virus, commonly known as bird flu virus.

District livestock department official Mohammad Shamsur Rahman told that they were confirmed about the infection on Monday evening.

According to reports, chickens of Khorshed Agro Farm at Konabari were dying of H5N1 virus over the last few days.

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