Peacocks found dead in Maharashtra’s Beed test positive for bird flu

The samples of some peacocks discovered useless in Maharashtra’s Beed district just a few days again have examined optimistic for avian influenza, an official stated on Thursday.

Three peacocks, two peahens and one other wild chook have been discovered useless in Loni village near Balaghat mountain vary in Shirur Kasar taluka of Beed on January 22, the official stated.

“The samples of those useless birds have been despatched to labs for evaluation to test in the event that they died on account of avian flu. Their samples have examined optimistic for the chook flu an infection,” he stated.

Dr Pradip Aghav, an animal husbandry division official, stated that after this affirmation, samples from 10 km periphery of the spot, the place these birds have been discovered useless, are being collected.

“We’ve collected practically 113 samples from the realm and they’re being despatched for evaluation,” he stated.

“Eight extra peacocks have been discovered useless within the close by space after January 22, however they examined damaging for chook flu.

Their samples might be analysed to know the place these birds have been poisoned,” he added.

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