A complete of 187 poultry birds together with 135 in Beed, 43 in Latur and 9 in Nandurbar have been discovered useless as a consequence of fowl flu in Maharashtra. The samples are being despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Illnesses in Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune.
By the way, no mortality was reported in different birds together with herons, sparrows, parrots and crows.
Based on the division of animal husbandry, up to now, 9,65,148 poultry birds together with 7,97,604 birds from Navapur in Nandurbar district, 30,00,341 eggs and 83,694 kg poultry feed have 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 underneath the provisions of Prevention and Management of Infectious and Contagious Illnesses Act, 2009 for the prevention, management and eradication of Hen Flu.
Poultry farmers have been urged to observe strict biosecurity measures. Rooster 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 observe hygiene practices within the store and to take care of social distance.
Additional, the state authorities has appealed to the residents to not devour uncooked or half-cooked poultry meat or eggs. They’ve been additionally requested to not unfold misconceptions and rumours based mostly on unscientific details about the illness.