Infectious Bursal disease outbreak in Sarpang Dzongkhag
Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) outbreak have occurred in three geogs of Sarpang Dzongkhags on 6th April 2014. The outbreaks occurred at the National Poultry Development Centre, Sarpang, 2 poultry farms at Shompangkha Geog and another four poultry farms at Samtenthang in Bhur Geog. Out of 10,000 birds 2,969 birds have died with a mortality rate of 30%. Theteam from NCAH, Serbithang, Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Sarpang, NPDC & SVL Gelephu conducted detailed investigation and have diagnosed as Infectious Bursal disease based on clinical, postmortem, and laboratory diagnosis. Control measures are in place and the mortality is under control in all the affected farms.