60 more birds found dead

A complete of 60 poultry birds together with 25 in Beed, 24 in Latur and 11 in Nandurbar have been discovered useless attributable to chicken flu in Maharashtra. The samples of those birds have been despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Ailments 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, to date, 9,65,178 poultry birds together with 7,97,604 birds from Navapur in Nandurbar district, 30,00,341 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. 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.

Additional, the state authorities has appealed to the residents to not eat uncooked or half-cooked poultry meat or eggs. They’ve been additionally requested to not unfold misconceptions and rumours primarily based on unscientific details about the illness.

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