NEW DELHI: Chook flu outbreaks have been confirmed in 12 states to date, out of which circumstances have been reported in poultry birds from 9 states, whereas in wild birds from 12 states, the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying stated.
As on January 23, outbreaks of Avian Influenza have been confirmed in these 9 states for poultry birds: Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.
Based on a ministry assertion, fowl flu circumstances have been reported in these 12 states for crow/migratory/wild birds: Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.
Nonetheless, crow/pigeon samples submitted from Rudraprayag, Lansdowne Forest Vary and Paudi Forest Vary of Uttarakhand; pigeon samples from Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan; crow and peacock samples from Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh have been discovered unfavorable for Avian Influenza, the assertion added.
Management and Containment Operations (Cleansing and Disinfection) are happening within the affected epicentres of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand and Kerala.
Compensation is paid to the farmers whose poultry birds, eggs and poultry feed are culled/disposed of by the state as per the motion plan. The Division of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD) gives funds to states/UTs on a 50:50 sharing foundation below ASCAD element of its LH & DC Scheme, stated the ministry.