Nashik: The Malegaon taluka authorities reported the deaths of as many as 40 hens since January 17 however the samples have examined destructive for avian influenza. Authorities have assured that residents needn’t panic.
Assistant commissioner of animal husbandry (Nashik) G R Patil stated, “About 15 hens within the yard poultry of a farmer in Malegaon taluka had died on January 17. The samples had been despatched to Illness Investigation Company (DAI) Pune to examine if the birds had been contaminated with avian influenza virus.”
The following day, just a few extra birds in the identical poultry died and people birds had been disposed off utilizing scientific measures retaining in thoughts the possibilities of chook flu an infection, Patil stated.
“We’ve got acquired the stories at the moment and they’re destructive. The district administration in addition to the farmers have heaved a sigh of aid,” Patil added.
The officer stated that the rationale for the loss of life of the birds can be established and the native veterinary medical doctors would take the mandatory measures and provoke the corrective remedy to make sure that the mortality is introduced down.
Patil stated that birds of an space die due to numerous causes and never essentially simply avian influenza. “The residents shouldn’t panic over such situations. They need to look ahead to the federal government authorities to do their obligation and discover out the reality,” the officer stated.
Officers assured that the district authorities all the time be certain that all steps are taken to keep away from the unfold of the illness and they’re intently monitoring any circumstances arising throughout the district.
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