A complete of 88 poultry birds comprising 70 in Latur, 9 every in Nandurbar and Beed had been discovered lifeless in Maharashtra. The samples are being despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Illnesses in Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune. No mortality was present in different birds together with herons, sparrows, parrots and crows.
In line with the division of animal husbandry, to date, 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 Fowl Flu.
The state authorities has delegated powers to the district collectors underneath the provisions of Prevention and Management of Infectious and Contagious Illnesses Act, 2009 for the prevention, management and eradication of Fowl 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 take care of 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.