Panic of bird flu, Punjab imposed a 7-day ban on poultry products coming from other states

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The Punjab government has banned meat, chickens and eggs coming from other states for the next seven days. The Punjab government has taken this decision on behalf of Haryana for dumping poultry and eggs in Punjab.

In view of the danger of bird flu in many states including Haryana, the Punjab government has banned meat, chickens and eggs coming from other states for the next seven days. The Punjab government has taken this decision on behalf of Haryana for dumping poultry and eggs in Punjab.There is a fear of avian flu in the area due to mysterious chickens dying in the Barwala area of ​​Haryana. About one lakh poultry and chickens have died here.

The process of killing chickens mysteriously began on 5 December. Out of 110 hen farms in Barwala region, chickens have mysteriously died in about two dozen farms. After the death of chickens, now Panchkula district administration has come into action.

The State Animal Husbandry Department has collected 80 samples of dead chickens found in the affected farms and sent them to the Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory of Jalandhar for investigation.

Four states of Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh have reported avian influenza or bird flu cases at 12 locations, while Haryana is on high alert due to cases of unnatural deaths of these birds at poultry centers in Panchkula. is kept.

Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Ministry of Animal Husbandry and Dairy said that there is no need to panic and efforts are on to prevent the spread of infection. He said that till now this deadly virus has been found only in migratory birds, crows and ducks, while poultry centers have not been affected yet.

According to Chaturvedi, cases have been reported so far in four states – Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala. As far as Haryana is concerned, cases of unnatural death of these birds have come up in the poultry centers in Panchkula.We have asked the state government to be vigilant and send samples for examination. The first case of bird flu in India was reported in 2006. The ministry said that avian influenza cases have been reported at 12 locations in four states.

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