Bird flu in Kaski


Pokhara, March 19 .  Bird flu has been detected in a poultry farm at Madi rural municipality of Kaski district.

Veterinary doctor at the Veterinary Hospital, Pokhara, Shahadev Poudel, said that the infectious disease, medically known as H5N1 influenza virus, was detected and confirmed in the chicken being reared in the farm belonging to a local Santu Pariyar.

Chief District Officer Chakra Bahadur Budha said that the hens as well as poultry feed at the farm would be completely destroyed.