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Published On: Wed, Mar 6th, 2013

Strange Poultry Disease Kills 215,000 Chickens in Abuja

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Over 215,000 chicken from poultry farms in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Kogi state are said to have died as a result of a strange disease that makes the birds to bleed through the nose, the legs and through the chest, Poultry farmers in the two areas have said.
The disease is said to have emanated from a particular brand of brown layers bought from a farm in Kwara state, is said to be killing chickens daily as efforts by the poultry managements through their veterinary doctors have so far defied solution.
Most of the infected chickens were said to have been Avian Locuss Positive.

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