Local authorities suspect a faulty prophylaxis, pending the results of samples taken in this part of the country.
According to the daily newspaper Mutations of Thursday, June 2, 2016, the security measures taken two days ago by local authorities due to the suspicious death of 40 and 1,400 chickens, respectively in a market in Bafoussam and the firm of the paramount chief of Bayangam. “This has scared us and we decided that nothing will leave the Western Region, to enable us know effectively what happened on the side of Bayangam. It seems that vaccinations were not carried out in that farm, “says the Governor of the West region.
While waiting for the results of samples taken from the dead chickens and forwarded in a laboratory based in Yaounde, it is now a question of being very careful. “What we’re doing is to protect the population. And in turn, prevent the introduction of disease in the West. At Bayangam, we took strict measures. In particular, no material or poultry neither enters nor leaves Bayangam, “says Augustine Awa Fonka.
The official release of the Governor of the Western Region, Augustine Awa Fonka, allowed him to enlighten his interlocutors about a dozen trucks of 15 and 20 tonnes carrying fresh eggs that have been blocked at the entrance to the city. Also, 1200 Other fowls were slaughtered and incinerated on Wednesday, June 1, informs the newspaper.