Poultry farms, shops to be closed after 45 chickens dead in Palghar

Following the dying of 45 chickens at a poultry farm, fowl flu has been confirmed in Palghar, Maharashtra. The district administration has ordered to shut all of the poultry farms and outlets promoting hen within the area, for the approaching 21 days, in line with a report.

In the meantime, Maharashtra reported deaths of 381 birds on Sunday amid the avian influenza scare, a state authorities official mentioned on Monday.

He mentioned 380 of those had been poultry birds, together with 190 from Nandurbar and 115 from Amravati in Vidarbha.

To date, 7,20,515 poultry birds, together with 5,86,668 from Navapur in Nandurbar, have been culled, and 26,44,177 eggs in addition to 73,004 kilograms of poultry feed destroyed in contaminated zones, and carcasses had been being buried in lime lined pits to stop the unfold of an infection, a state authorities launch knowledgeable.

The state authorities has paid compensation of 3.38 crore to affected poultry farmers within the contaminated zone, it added.

Moreover, the culling operation of the birds, mopping and sanitisation of contaminated poultry farms had been accomplished in Punjab’s SAS Nagar earlier in February, the district Info and Public Relations Workplace mentioned on Monday.

“After three weeks of in depth curtailment measures, the specter of unfold of avian flu within the district has been efficiently countered”, knowledgeable Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan on Monday.

The Deputy Commissioner additionally mentioned that the administration has been on excessive alert ever because the fowl flu affirmation was acquired on January 21. Twenty-five Speedy Response Groups (RRTs) comprising of 5 members every had been deployed for swift motion. The culling within the contaminated farms Alpha, Royal and Evergreen in village Behera commenced on January 22 and by January 29 almost 84,505 birds from these farms had been culled.

“Subsequently, 2,760 eggs and 1,28,850 kg feed was destroyed. This was adopted by a interval of mopping which lasted for almost ten days. Thereafter, giant scale sanitization measures had been initiated, and now the involved farms have been lastly issued the certificates of sanitization and all of the points of culling operation are full,” he added.

With inputs from ANI

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