Thailand poultry farms to be disinfected
Provincial livestock authorities have been ordered by
the Thailand government to disinfect poultry farms in order to prevent f bird
flu, which has had a devastating effect on the local poultry industry, according
to a government official.
Recent flooding in the central provinces has resulted in the move to
disinfect farms, even though Thailand has been bird-flu
free for more than three months, according to the head of the Department of
He said that all farms have been ordered to disinfect as the flood waters
Thailand and the governments of its neighbouring countries - Laos,
Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar (Burma) and Malaysia - also recently agreed to work
together to prevent possible outbreaks, Yukol said.
The nations have agreed to cooperate closely and to exchange information
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