After Pong reservoir, bird flu makes a comeback in Kullu | Chandigarh News

Shimla: After Pong reservoir of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh, two crows have been discovered lifeless in Kullu. The Indian Council of Agricultural Analysis (ICAR), Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Illness, in Bhopal confirmed the presence of fowl flu in crows. Docs of the state animal husbandry division have obtained the report from Bhopal.
TheIndian Council of Agricultural Analysis, Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Illness, report of April 3 says that samples of two crows collected from the sub-divisional hospital, Kullu examined optimistic for H5N8 Avian Influenza virus. The check was performed by actual time RT-PCR.
In keeping with the report, swab samples of two wild birds, cloacal swab and tracheal swab of 12 poultry birds every, samples of two birds and droppings of 4 birds collected from the Wildlife Vary, Nagrota Surian in Kangra district, are in course of.
Deputy director, animal husbandry division, Kullu, Dr Sanjeev Nadda, in a communication to all veterinary officers of the Kullu district on Saturday, acknowledged that uncommon mortality has been reported in crows of Kullu district, significantly in Kullu and Manali sub-divisions throughout the previous and present week, after which samples have been despatched to the Northern Regional Illness Diagnostic Laboratory (NRDDL), Jalandhar, for affirmation of the avian influenza. He requested the officers involved to stay vigilant and be ready to satisfy any eventuality.
Samples of the 2 lifeless crows have been taken on March 27 and from Jalandhar, samples have been despatched to Bhopal. Lastly, on Saturday, fowl flu was confirmed. Samples of native poultry within the district are being investigated. The animal husbandry division can be awaiting the report of 5 extra samples despatched to Bhopal laboratory.
After affirmation of fowl flu among the many lifeless crows, the animal husbandry division instructed division docs to take samples and engender public consciousness in Manali, Kullu, Raison, Gadsa, Bhuntar and Patlukahal.

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