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Friday, February 22, 2013
Nepal since 2008, an outbreak of avian flu 38 times
Nepal Agricultural Development under the Ministry of National Veterinary Authority officials recently revealed that from 2008 to the present, Nepal has been an outbreak of 38outbreaks ofavian flu, 70,000 chickens were culled.
National Veterinary Authority is responsible Narayan Ghimire said, avian flu epidemic-prone seriously affect farming, chicken and eggs are destroyed, also cause large farming panic, there are already hundreds of people to abandon the poultry industry.
In addition, due to the large number of live chickens are slaughtered chicken shortage, chicken prices reached its highest value in the wholesale and retail markets.