A number of instances of Avian Flu generally generally known as Fowl Flu have been reported in Udhampur district among the many home birds, officers stated right here.
Wildlife warden Jammu, Anil Arti instructed a neighborhood information company—Kashmir Information Observer (KNO) that samples of some home birds had been taken in Udhampur space some fifteen days in the past they usually have now been examined constructive for chicken flu.
He, nevertheless, stated that there isn’t any want to fret as instances haven’t been reported on main scale as a result of chicken flu has been confirmed amongst few home fowl and one peacock in Udhampur, apart from in some wild crows in Poonch.
Nodal officer for Fowl flu Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Shah additionally confirmed to KNO that instances of chicken flu have been confirmed in some home birds in Jammu division, nevertheless, no case has been reported to this point within the Kashmir division.
It’s pertinent to say right here that Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir have confirmed the outbreak of the avian influenza in poultry birds.
Circumstances of chicken flu have additionally been reported amongst crows, migratory and wild birds in Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and Bihar—(KNO