A total of 70 birds including 69 poultry birds died

A complete of 70 birds together with 69 poultry birds have been discovered useless on account of Chicken Flu in Maharashtra. The samples are being despatched for testing to the Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Illnesses in Bhopal and Illness Investigation Part, Pune.

To date 712172 poultry birds together with 578360 birds from Navapur in Nandurbar district have been scientifically destroyed. As well as, 2603728 eggs and 72974 kg poultry feed have been destroyed from the contaminated zones.

The state authorities has launched Rs 3.38 crore in the direction of compensation to 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 underneath the provisions of Prevention and Management of Infectious and Contagious Illnesses in Animal Act, 2009 for the prevention, management, and eradication of avian influenza.

The state authorities has urged the poultry farmers to comply with strict biosecurity measures whereas the hen store proprietors have been directed to make use of gloves, masks, masking mouth and nostril, strict hygiene practices within the store, and preserve social bodily distancing norms.

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