Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Bird Flu: Plateau destroys 22,000 birds

Chief Veterinary Officer of the Plateau State Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Doris Bitrus, confirmed today that over 22,000 birds were destroyed as a result of the avian influenza/bird flu. According to her, about nine farms in the state had been affected by the disease and the government has taken necessary measures to contain the spread of the disease.