New castle disease: 23 more peacocks die in Tharparkar

Around 22,000 have been given preventive medicines, while hundreds of peacocks were still sick with the illness.


Our Correspondent July 11, 2013

HYDERABAD: The deadly new castle viral killed 23 peacocks in Tharparkar district in the last month.

Wildlife department conservator, Saeed Akhtar Baloch, said in a meeting in Tharparkar on Wednesday that around 22,000 have been given preventive medicines, while hundreds of peacocks were still sick with the illness.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 11th, 2013.

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