Maharashtra Authorities’s technique to comprise Chook Flu is yielding constructive outcomes. A complete of solely 17 birds together with 16 poultry birds have been discovered useless within the state. No mortality has been reported in different birds like Herons, sparrows, and parrots whereas just one crow was discovered useless.
The samples are being despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive-Safety Animal Ailments in Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune for testing.
The division of animal husbandry mentioned thus far 7,12,172 poultry birds together with 5,78,360 birds from Navapur within the Nandurbar district had been scientifically destroyed from a one km radius within the contaminated zones. Apart from, 26,03,728 eggs and 72,974 kg of poultry feed have additionally been destroyed from contaminated zones.
The state authorities has stepped up the vigil in Navapur which has been a poultry hub with 27 farms. The Nandurbar district administration has deployed greater than 100 particular groups to hold out the culling of practically 9 lakh poultry birds in phases in Navapur.
The state authorities has paid compensation of Rs 45.40 lakh to the poultry farmers within the contaminated zones the place the culling of poultry birds, disposal of eggs and poultry feed have been carried out for containment of Chook Flu.