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Table 3 Number & type of poultry birds reared as backyard poultry in different areas in Thimphu City (April 2015)

From: Biosecurity survey in relation to the risk of HPAI outbreaks in backyard poultry holdings in Thimphu city area, Bhutan

Location of risk areas HHs Local breed (categories) Hyline brown breed Total birds
Cock Hen Chicks Total
Changedaphu (Kalabazar) 15 1 28 127 156   156
PWD camp (RTC road) 15 7 28 92 127 2 129
Dechencholing city/PWD camp 9 11 34 21 66   66
Changjalu (above Druk School) 3 7 13 19 39   39
PWD camp (opposite vegetable market) 3 4 10 21 35   35
Motithang city camp 4 1 8 21 30   30
Upper Motithang 2 2 22 1 25 13 38
Changzamtok 3 3 4 16 23   23
City camp (Langjozam) 3 2 5 15 22   22
Babesa zero point area 2 0 8 0 8 7 15
Simtokha (PWD camp) 2 2 4 0 6   6
YDF Tank area 1 1 2 0 3   3
Grand Total 62 41 166 333 540 22 562