A complete of 26 poultry birds of which 18 poultry birds comprising of 9 every from Palghar and Nandurbar had been discovered lifeless on account of hen flu in Maharashtra. The samples are being despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Ailments in Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune. As well as, mortality in 8 different birds like herons, sparrows and parrots had been reported however not in crows.
In line with the division of animal husbandry, to date, 10,65,847 poultry birds together with 8,98,273 birds from Navapur in Nandurbar district, 60,75,791 eggs and 83,694 kg of poultry feed has been scientifically destroyed inside a radius of 1 km from the poultry farm within the contaminated zones.
The federal government has launched compensation of Rs 3.38 crore 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 state authorities has delegated powers to the district collectors below the provisions of Prevention and Management of Infectious and Contagious Ailments Act, 2009 for the prevention, management and eradication of hen flu.
Poultry farmers have been urged to comply with strict biosecurity measures. Hen store proprietors are strictly directed to make use of gloves and a masks to cowl the mouth and nostril. They’ve additionally been requested to comply with hygiene practices within the store and to take care of social distance.