Samples of birds from 16 districts of Maharashtra have examined constructive for avian flu, an official from the state animal husbandry division mentioned on Friday.
The state has up to now disposed of 39,483 poultry birds, 35,515 eggs, eight geese and 53,046 kg of hen feed as a precautionary measure, the official mentioned.
“At the very least 16 districts had despatched samples of lifeless 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 hen flu was reported within the state on January 8 and since then, 14,524 have been discovered lifeless, he mentioned.
The state has sanctioned operational price of Rs 1.30 crore for disposing off lifeless 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.
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