Bird flu Not Confirmed in Chhattisgarh, India

Sample report of abnormal death of crows in Balod, India is Bird flu negative

Raipur, 11 January 2021

 No bird flu has been confirmed in Chhattisgarh so far. In Balod district, 13 crow and 274 poultry birds were found dead and sent to the High Security Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Bhopal for immediate sample examination. Due to which the bird flu has not been found in the report received.

    Director Veterinary Services said that all possible precautionary measures are being taken in the state to prevent the spread of bird flu. Poultry farms and poultry farms are constantly being monitored. Samples are also being collected daily. All the seven government poultry farms of the state have 32 thousand birds, which is healthy. So far 467 samples have been sent to WRDDL from Chhattisgarh state for bird flu screening. The sample has been sent to Bhopal today to investigate the unusual death of 274 poultry birds in the last three days in Gidhali village of Balod district. An investigation sample of crows found abnormally dead in Balod district has been found negative.

    An alert has been issued to all the inter-state boundaries, all 1042 private boilers, 42 layers and 12 breeder poultry traders, 7 government poultry farms and all districts to prevent the entry of the disease into the state. Instructions have been given to keep constant vigil in sensitive areas of the districts such as chicken market, chicken farm, reservoir and wild and migratory birds. All districts have been directed to strictly follow biosecurity.
 
   All the district administration, police administration department and urban administration and health department have been informed by livestock department to monitor and inspect in respect of bird flu. Daily reporting of bird flu disease is being done by the department by setting up rapid response team in all the districts, so that immediate action can be taken in case of sudden death or symptoms in birds. All the zoos, jungle safaris, national parks and sanctuaries in the state are being monitored and monitored by the team formed.

    It has been appealed to the people, poultry and businessmen of the state that avian influenza (bird flu) has not come to light in the state of Chhattisgarh. For this reason, there is no need to be afraid in any way.

There is no danger of use after boiling birds and eggs to 70 degree centigrade. The state government is alert to prevent outbreaks and common citizens need not be afraid of it. Operator Veterinary Services said that bird flu is a virus-borne and deadly disease spreading rapidly in chickens.

Symptoms such as diarrhea in sick chickens, non-laying of eggs, or laying a thin peeled egg, difficulty in breathing, saliva from the mouth and nose, cold, swelling of face, neck and eyes. Infection of the disease is often spread through migratory birds.

Additionally, the disease is spread by contact with birds or its feces-urine, grain-water, utensils. On confirmation of the bird flu, sick and dead birds should be killed immediately and buried in a deep pit with lime.

    With a view to meet the challenge of providing protein to the large population of India, the Department of Animal Husbandry is promoting small and large poultry farming in all the states, in which poultry and birds are produced. At present there are about 18.8 million poultry in the country.

A serious and deadly disease in poultry is called Avian Influenza which is known as Bird Flu. A large number of chickens die due to this disease and the disease can also be infected in humans.

Bird flu has been confirmed in 9 states of India, Gujarat, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi. Diseases have been confirmed mainly in crow, duck and chickens in these states.

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