A complete of 261 poultry birds together with 249 in Amravati and 12 in Nandurbar have been discovered lifeless resulting from chicken flu. The samples are being despatched for check to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Ailments in Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune. No mortality was present in different birds like herons, sparrows, parrots and crows.
In line with the division of animal husbandry, up to now, 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 Chicken Flu.
The state authorities has delegated powers to the district collectors beneath the provisions of Prevention and Management of Infectious and Contagious Ailments Act, 2009 for the prevention, management and eradication of Chicken Flu.
Poultry farmers have been urged to comply with 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 comply with hygiene practices within the store and to take care of social distance.