DATE: May 19, 2018
LOCATION: Khairehani, Chitwon, Narayani
DETAILS: Commercial layers of 72 weeks, reared by the farmer, started exhibiting symptoms of cyanotic comb, mucus discharge from nostril, swollen head, and sudden death. Loss of egg production and feed consumption were observed.
Free ranged local domestic ducks nearby the infected farm started to die two weeks earlier. However, this mortality was not reported. Birds in the affected farm died within two-weeks time. Dead birds were disposed of in the disposal pit nearby the farm with proper disinfection. Stamping out of the birds in the infected zone has started.
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