1,552 poultry birds found dead

A file 1,552 poultry birds comprising 387 in Palghar, 66 in Jalgaon, 15 in Osmanabad, 300 in Beed, 87 in Amravati and 697 in Nandurbar districts had been discovered useless as a consequence of fowl flu in Maharashtra. By the way, no mortality was reported in herons, sparrows, parrots and crows. The samples are being despatched for testing to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Illnesses in Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune.

In response to the division of animal husbandry, thus far, 7,12,207 poultry birds together with 5,78,360 birds in Navapur in Nandurbar district, 26.03,749 eggs and 73,004 poultry feed have been scientifically destroyed inside a radius of 1 km from the poultry farms within the contaminated zones.

The state authorities has launched Rs 3.38 crore in the direction of compensation to the poultry farmers the place the culling of poultry birds, disposal of eggs and poultry feed have been carried out within the contaminated zones for containment of fowl flu.

The poultry farmers are urged to comply with strict biosecurity measures. The rooster store proprietors are strictly directed to make use of gloves, a masks masking the mouth and nostril, stringent hygiene practices within the store and to keep up social bodily distancing norms.

Additional, the state authorities has appealed to the residents to not devour uncooked, half-cooked poultry meat or eggs. They’ve been additionally requested to not unfold misconceptions and rumours primarily based on unscientific details about Hen Flu.

The state authorities has delegated powers to the district collectors beneath the provisions of the Prevention and Management of Infectious and Contagious Illnesses in Animals Act, 2009 for the prevention, management and eradication of Hen Flu.

The district administration has began the method of declaration of ‘’Alert Zone’’ in an space of mortality in poultry birds, suspected to be useless of Hen Flu and guaranteeing obligatory precautionary and preventive measures are undertaken beneath the powers conferred to them.

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