Bird flu confirmed in Solapur, Pune, Nashik and 5 other districts in Maharashtra

Fowl flu was confirmed in poultry samples from Nanded, Solapur, Pune, Ahmednagar, Buldhana, Akola, Nashik and Hingoli districts of Maharashtra; Bhavnagar district of Gujarat and Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh, the ministry stated on Wednesday. Additional, avian influenza have been present in crow in Uttarakhand (Rudraprayag Forest Division), Titar in Junagad(Gujarat) and peacock in Beed (Maharashtra), the ministry confirmed.

The outbreaks of avian influenza have been detected in 9 states for poultry birds. These states have been Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. In 12 states, chook flu was confirmed for crow or migratory or wild birds. These states included Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, in accordance with ministry of fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying.

“Management and containment operations (cleansing and disinfection) are occurring within the affected epicentres of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat,” the official assertion talked about.

“Surveillance work is sustained on the locations the place optimistic outcomes have been reported in different species of birds excluding poultry,” it additional added.

The compensation have been paid to the farmers whose poultry birds, eggs and poultry feed have been culled or disposed. “The Division of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD), authorities of India supplies funds to states/ UTs on a 50:50 sharing foundation below ASCAD element of its LH & DC Scheme,”

Maharashtra authorities sanctioned a compensation bundle of 130 lakh for culling of poultry and different birds, eggs and poultry feed and operational value of illness management inside 1 km radius of the contaminated space, below the Fowl Flu Illness Management Program, the ministry added.

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