Samples of birds from 16 Maha districts positive for avian flu

Samples of birds from 16 Maha districts constructive for avian flu


Mumbai, Jan 22 (PTI) Samples of birds from 16
districts of Maharashtra have examined constructive for avian flu,
an official from the state animal husbandry division mentioned on

The state has up to now disposed of 39,483 poultry birds,
35,515 eggs, eight geese and 53,046 kg of chook feed as a
precautionary measure, the official mentioned.

“Not less than 16 districts had despatched samples of useless birds
for testing, which had been discovered constructive for avian flu. A
migratory goose in Wardha district additionally examined constructive for
the an infection,” he mentioned.

The primary case of chook was reported within the state on
January 8 and since then, 14,524 have been discovered useless, he

The state has sanctioned operational price of Rs 1.30
crore for disposing off useless birds and as compensation to
poultry farmers, he mentioned.

The state has additionally reported demise of 732 birds
together with a number of poultry birds, crows and different birds on
Thursday. PTI ND

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