9 states confirm outbreak of bird flu in poultry birds

New Delhi: The centre, on Wednesday, confirmed outbreak of chook flu in poultry throughout 9 states – Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

Contemporary circumstances in poultry birds had been reported in 7 districts in Maharashtra and one every in Gujarat and Chhattisgarh. Nevertheless, the unfold has been contained to 9 states solely with no new state reporting circumstances in poultry birds.

“Management and containment operations which included cleansing and disinfection are underway within the affected epicentres of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat,” stated a senior official of union ministry of animal husbandry and dairying.

He stated that the federal government is distributing compensation to farmers whose poultry birds, eggs and poultry feed are being disposed.

“The central authorities offers funds to states and union territories on equal sharing foundation The Maharashtra authorities has sanctioned a compensation bundle of Rs.1.3 crore for culling of poultry and different birds, eggs and poultry feed inside 1 km radius of the contaminated space,” the official stated.

The official stated that the consumption of poultry merchandise, nonetheless, is secure if cooked at greater than 70 diploma for half an hour.

Other than chook flu circumstances in poultry, as many as 12 states have reported verify circumstances in crow, migratory and different wild birds. These embody

Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.

“Contemporary circumstances have been confirmed in crows in Rudraprayag in Uttrakhand, Junagarh in Gujarat and in peacock in Beed in Maharashtra,” he stated.

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