‘99.5% samples test negative for bird flu’ | Chandigarh News

Chandigarh: Punjab is sort of protected from chook flu as 99.5% of the poultry farms have been free from chook flu out of the whole samples examined thus far on the regional illness diagnostic laboratory at Jalandhar.
Punjab’s animal husbandry minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa revealed this on Friday.
The cupboard minister stated solely 0.5% of the poultry farms have been discovered to be contaminated with the avian influenza. He expressed hope that the state would quickly be absolutely protected from chook flu. Bajwa stated the federal government goals to check 100% of all poultry farms or yard poultry within the state.
Vijay Kumar Janjua, extra chief secretary of the division of animal husbandry, fisheries and dairy growth, stated thus far 8,022 samples have been examined on the Jalandhar laboratory. There are 641 egg-laying poultry farms and a pair of,851 meat manufacturing poultry farms within the state and thus far, the Jalandhar laboratory has collected and examined samples from round 750 farms.
Janjua additionally appealed to most people to eat absolutely cooked meat and eggs as suggested by consultants.
He stated the Punjab authorities would prolong full assist to the poultry farmers for conducting the assessments of their poultry farms and these assessments can be carried out utterly freed from price.

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