February 9 – Animal Nepal deeply concerned about bird flu outbreak

Animal Nepal is deeply concerned about the outbreak of bird flu in Nepal. We are traumatised by the images of chicken being beaten to death when trying to escape. The conditions in which poultry is raised, transported and killed in Nepal increasingly become a breeding ground for diseases. Remember bird flu is caused by human neglect, and cannot be blamed on the birds.

Read this editorial in Annapurna Post by Animal Nepal’s Pramada Shah and Lucia de Vries: http://animalnepal.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/write-up-blaming-it-on-the-birds-new1.pdf