There is outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 virus in poultry at Zangdopelri Lhakhang area in Samdrup Jongkhar and at Kalpani village, Phuentshopelri gewog, Samtse. The Deparment of Livestock and BAFRA are directed to immediately activate the Veterinary Vigilance Team(VVT) and Border Vigilance Team (BVT) in high risk areas and entry points to prevent incursion of virus into other parts of the country.
For any unusual poultry deaths in your area, please call toll free number at 124(NCAH) and 155(BAFRA)
-Offgt. Secretary, MoAF