DHAKA, April 17 (Xinhua) — Over 2,300 chickens were culled in a poultry farm in Bangladesh’s Savar, about 30 km north of capital Dhaka, on Wednesday night following detection of bird flu, leading newspaper The Daily Star reported Friday. Sources were quoted as saying some chickens died at the poultry farm in Savar in the last few days.

When samples of the dead chicken were sent to central disease investigation laboratory in the capital, bird flu was primarily detected in the chicken on Wednesday.
The release said the overall bird flu situation in Bangladesh this year has stabilized, adding Bangladesh remains a high-risk country for bird flu outbreak.