7 June, Tanahun- As many as 15,000 chickens died due to excessive heat at a farm here in Tanahun district.
The chickens in Sulav Poultry Farm owned by Himal Shrestha of Byas Municipality – 5 died in the scorching heat.
Shrestha said of the total of 4,600 Layer chickens 1,500 died on Sunday causing a loss of around Rs 1.5 million.
The farmer had been a worker with the Standard Chartered Bank in Saudi Arabia and returned to the country and started chicken farming for commercial egg production some 6 to 7 months ago.
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