A complete of 241 poultry birds together with 225 in Amravati district and 16 in Nandurbar district had been discovered useless resulting from hen flu. The samples are being despatched for check to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Illnesses in Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune. No mortality was present in different birds like herons, sparrows, parrots and crows.
Based on the division of animal husbandry, to this point, 10,65,890 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 Hen Flu.
The state authorities has delegated powers to the district collectors beneath 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 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 keep up social distance.