Ugandan eggs head to Sudan
Ugandan traders are reaping the benefits as Ugandan
eggs find a new market in South Sudan, however, the appetite of the locals in
Sudan is spoiled.
As part of a campaign coordinated by the ministry of animal husbandry and
fisheries in Sudan, posters warn people of the danger of bird flu
: â€œAvoid all unnecessary contact
with live poultryâ€¦Backyard poultry farms and live markets are very high-risk
areasâ€¦Don't touch feathers, or liquid wastes without disposable gloves and
Poultry and eggs have become a common sight in
South Sudan, but apparently the health awareness campaigns are killing the
appetite, leaving few takers, however, eggs in Sudan have, nevertheless, gained
in price rising by 19 Eurocents in the last month.
The virus was first reported in northern Sudan in
April 2006 and later spread to Juba where it was conformed in September
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