250 poultry destroyed in New T’di over bird flu

Alhaji Limuna Muniru — Agric Minister

Alhaji Limuna Muniru — Agric Minister

The Veterinary Services Department has begun investigations into suspected bird flu infection at a poultry farm at New Takoradi, a suburb of Tarkwa, in the Western Region.

A team of veterinary and environmental officials, at the weekend  destroyed about 250 birds, eight crates of eggs, four bags of poultry feed and empty egg crates  suspected to have been infected with the disease.

The veterinary officials, who carried samples of the suspected infected birds, however, declined to speak to the media.


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