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Chicken Flu Suspected In Ahmedabad After 190 Pigeons Discovered Lifeless In Metropolis
Round 190 pigeons had been discovered lifeless in Ahmedabad metropolis of Gujarat in over a interval of two days, mentioned officers on Thursday. Chicken flu is been suspected because the possible explanation for dying in these pigeons.
Dr Rajendra Patel, assistant director, animal husbandry division, Ahmedabad district, mentioned, to determine the precise explanation for dying of the pigeons within the Narol space, two carcass samples had been despatched to a Bhopal laboratory for testing for avian influenza.
“Round 190 pigeons had been discovered lifeless within the Narol space of town over the past two days in a suspected case of hen flu. Now we have discarded the carcasses as per protocols and sanitised the realm.
“Now we have despatched two samples to a Bhopal-based laboratory for affirmation (of hen flu),” mentioned Patel.
Chicken flu circumstances had been first reported in Gujarat on January 8 when samples of some lifeless birds, discovered close to a dam in Junagadh district, later examined optimistic for avian influenza.
Later, hen flu circumstances had been additionally reported from Surat, Vadodara and Valsad districts, the place samples of lifeless crows returned optimistic exams for the virus.
Chicken flu is a extremely infectious and extreme respiratory illness in birds brought on by the influenza virus.
With PTI inputs
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