Ismat Abbasov, the Azerbaijani Agriculture Minister, warned on Friday that in case bird flu is revealed at any enterprise in Azerbaijan, all birds will be terminated there.
The minister informed that so far the bird flu was found only at Gilazi poultry, where necessary measures were taken. A total of 500,000 birds have been terminated here.
The poultries work in a strengthened regime. Every day specialists of the Veterinary Service carry out monitoring every at the enterprises.
All birds existing in the radius of 3km from the center of disease are terminated.
The minister assured that in case of revealing of disease at any enterprise, the people will be informed of that.
In 2005 38bn manats has been allocated out of the public budget for purchase of disinfection means, while the State Commission on prevention of bird flu in Azerbaijan and coordination of joint activities of all bodies was decided to approve additional $2.4m AZN on purchase of relevant equipment and automobiles.