Dak Lak: bird flu forces cull of 3,565 poultry

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and relevant authorities destroyed 3,475 ducks and 90 chickens infected with the A/H5N1 virus.

The infected animals were traced to poultry farms in Ea Rok commune, Ea Sup district and Ma D’rak town, Ma D’rak district.

Dak Lak province directed authorities and organisations to zone off and disinfect the areas where the outbreak was reported to prevent it from spreading. The province also monitored the trade and transport of poultry to and from infected localities.

Vaccines will also be given to poultry to constrain the disease.

So far, Vietnam has recorded A/H5N1 and A/H5N6 outbreaks in Cao Bang, Quang Ninh, Thua Thien-Hue, Vinh Long and Dak Lak provinces and Can Tho city.

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