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Cameroon – Bird Flu: 7 trucks of eggs from Foumban in the Western Region, seized in Ngaoundere in the Adamawa

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Written by Deckson N.

The trucks contained nearly 64 tons of eggs.

On the morning of June 7, the Gendarmerie of Ngaoundere seized seven trucks containing nearly 64 tons of eggs. The trucks that came from the town of Foumban in the Western Region, were to deliver their content in the North and Far North Regions. An information emanating from officials of the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries of Ngaoundere.

The trucks were intercepted at Banyo, in the Mayo-Banyo division, in Tibati in Djerem and at the entrance to the town of Ngaoundere. They are currently under seal. It should be noted that presently, two trucks are parked in Banyo and another containing 200 egg cartons in Tibati in Djerem. On site in Ngaoundere, 4 trucks are parked in the gendarmerie brigade.

The Le Jour Daily Edition of June 9, 2016 reports that “on the morning of Wednesday, June 8, 2016, a veterinary team of the Divisional Delegation of the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries (MINEPIA) of Vina proceeded disinfection of trucks and their contents.

According to administrative sources, we learn that some samples of eggs were collected for analysis. They were sent to the LANAVET laboratories (National Veterinary Laboratory) in Garoua. For the leaders of the regional delegation MINEPIA in Ngaoundere in the Adamawa, it involves putting in place all the necessary measures to avoid a new outbreak of bird flu in this region.

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