190 pigeons dead, bird flu suspected | Ahmedabad News

Ahmedabad: The worry of hen flu took flight in Narol gam after the variety of lifeless pigeons within the space doubled to 190 in simply two days. That is the very best variety of hen deaths which have taken place in a single space following an outbreak of hen flu within the state, mentioned officers.
Lifeless pigeons started raining down close to Akruti Township in Narol early on Wednesday. By afternoon, the variety of lifeless birds touched 95 and rose to 190 on Thursday.
Dr Rajendra Patel, assistant director of animal husbandry division dealing with Ahmedabad district, mentioned, “Round 190 pigeons have been discovered lifeless in Narol in a suspected case of hen flu. Now we have discarded the carcasses as per protocols and sanitized the world. Now we have despatched samples from two carcasses to Bhopal-based Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Ailments Laboratory to determine the reason for dying.”
The officers mentioned that avian flu is a extremely infectious respiratory illness brought on in birds by the influenza virus. “Now we have not performed a autopsy examination but. We are going to achieve this provided that the samples despatched to Bhopal check adverse for hen flu,” he mentioned.
Gujarat first reported a hen flu outbreak in January after samples taken from lifeless birds in Batva in Junagadh examined optimistic.
Later, hen flu circumstances have been additionally reported from Surat, Vadodara and Valsad districts, the place samples of lifeless crows examined optimistic for the virus.
After lifeless birds have been noticed in Narol, officers carried out a search of poultry farms within the neighborhood for largescale dying of birds. Nevertheless, the division has discovered no such incidents.

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