96 more birds found dead in Maharashtra; samples sent for analysis

Samples of poultry birds from Mahape and Ghansoli have been discovered constructive for avian influenza

Maharashtra has reported deaths of 96 extra birds, most of them poultry birds, amid the avian influenza outbreak, the state authorities mentioned on Monday. 77 of those have been poultry birds.

Their samples are being despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive-Safety Animal Ailments (NIHSAD), Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune, for testing to establish the reason for the dying of those birds.

In response to an announcement, samples of poultry birds from Mahape and Ghansoli in Thane district, despatched earlier for evaluation, have been discovered constructive for avian influenza.

Since January 8, Maharashtra has recorded deaths of 19,923 birds

To date, 72,106 poultry birds; 44,686 eggs and 63,339 kg poultry feed have been destroyed from contaminated zones in Maharashtra.

On Sunday, as many as 302 birds, together with 269 from poultry, have been discovered useless in Maharashtra in a single day.

To keep away from the unfold of the an infection, carcasses are put in a gunny sack and buried in a ditch lined with a layer of lime.

The federal government has additionally sanctioned a compensation package deal of Rs 1.30 crore for culling of poultry and different birds, and destroying eggs and poultry feed, and to cowl the price of illness management inside 1 km radius of an contaminated space beneath the Hen Flu Illness Management Programme.

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