Maharashtra records 168 more bird deaths

Maharashtra data 168 extra fowl deaths


Mumbai, Jan 29 (PTI) As many as 168 birds, together with
142 poultry birds, had been discovered lifeless in Maharashtra on Thursday,
stated an official from the state animal husbandry division on

Maharashtra has been reporting deaths of varied
birds, together with poultry, amid an avian flu outbreak and a
whole of 19,406 birds have been discovered lifeless within the state since
January 8.

Samples collected from lifeless birds have been despatched to
laboratories to search out out reason for the dying, the official

“All poultry birds, eggs, poultry feed and droppings
inside a radius of 1 km from the poultry farm has been
scientifically destroyed,” he stated.

A complete of 71,773 poultry birds, 44,046 eggs and
63,234 kg of poultry feed have been destroyed from the
contaminated zones, he stated.

A number of the samples collected from Yavatmal and Nanded
district, which had been despatched for testing on Wednesday, have
examined optimistic for avian flu, he added. PTI ND

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