Abuja - The Commissioner of Agriculture in Plateau, Linda Barau, has confirmed the outbreak of bird flu in the state, Punch has reported.
According to Barau, four farms have been recorded to have been affected by the disease, while thousands of birds have since been isolated in order to prevent other farms from being affected.
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Farmers have been advised to take measures to avoid the disease spreading, with those in the veterinary field being urged to not cause panic.
Efforts to curb the disease have been intensified since the confirmation, with Barau saying that the situation is under control for the time being.
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