17,249 deaths of various birds recorded in Maharashtra till date

The Maharashtra Authorities on Sunday knowledgeable that as many as 1804 birds have died as a consequence of avian influenza on January 23.

“A complete of 17,249 deaths of varied birds have been recorded until the date, since January 8,” the Maharashtra authorities mentioned.

“Thus far 48402 poultry birds, 8 geese, 38519 eggs, and 54851 kg poultry feed have been destroyed from the contaminated zone,” it mentioned.

The Authorities of Maharashtra has sanctioned a compensation bundle of Rs 130 Lakh for culling of poultry and different birds, eggs, and poultry feed and operational price of illness management inside one-km radius of the contaminated space, below the Chicken Flu Illness Management Program.

“This contains primarily laying birds as much as eight weeks of age at a price of Rs 20 per hen, Layer birds above eight weeks of age Rs 90 per hen, Broiler birds as much as six weeks of age Rs 20 per hen, Broilers above six weeks Rs 70 per hen, Poultry eggs Rs 3 per egg, poultry feed Rs 12 per kg, geese as much as six weeks of age Rs. 35 per hen and geese above six week age Rs. 135 per hen,” the state authorities mentioned.

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