Ban of poultry imports from India
If reports of almost 5,000 poultry birds being infected with and dying from
bird flu in West Bengal are true, Bhutan will ban the import of chicken meat and
eggs from India.
Director of the livestock department, Tenzin Dhendup, said "There will be a
total ban immediately, if it is confirmed." He said that import are currently
continuing, and that without any confirmation on the outbreak, no action will be
The department has already sent a veterinary doctor
and a Bhutan Agriculture Food and Regulatory Authority official to Matigara in
district where the farm is located.
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