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Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007

Dispatch

Live Poultry Exposures, Hong Kong and Hanoi, 2006

Richard Fielding*Comments to Author , Tran H. Bich†, La Ngoc Quang†, Wendy W.T. Lam‡, Gabriel M. Leung*, Truong Q. Tien†, Ella Y.Y. Ho*, and Le V. Anh†
Author affiliations: *University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China; †Hanoi School of Public Health, Ha Noi, Vietnam; ‡Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China;

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Table 2

Numbers of households rearing domestic poultry, Vietnam, 2006 (proportions)

PoultryNo. households
No. birds raised1–56–1011–20>21 (range)
Type
Fighting cocks40512 (21–50)
Chickens284283257155 (21–800)
Ducks5214514 (21–500)
Geese/swans4222118 (21–70)
Ornamental321041 (21–30)

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