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Chook flu alert sounded in Rajasthan after crow deaths in different districts; no want for fright, converse officers

Jaipur: A chicken flu alert has been sounded in Rajasthan after the presence of the dreaded virus used to be confirmed in tiresome crows in Jhalawar and additional avian deaths hang been reported in varied districts, at the side of Jaipur, officers mentioned.

The Animal Husbandry Division has dwelling up a convey-degree take care of watch over room and sent its groups to the districts for efficient monitoring, they mentioned.

On Sunday, seven crows hang been found tiresome at the iconic Jal Mahal, taking the toll to 252 in the convey.

The Necessary Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Kunji Lal Meena, instantaneous reporters on Sunday that the deaths resulting from chicken flu hang been basically reported amongst crows, with most of them from the Kota and Jodhpur divisions.

“The virus is unhealthy and foremost pointers hang been issued. All field officers and poultry farm householders hang been asked to live vigilant. Efficient monitoring is ensured at all net sites, in particular in wetlands, Sambhar Lake and Kaila Devi chicken sanctuary,” Meena mentioned, at the side of a take care of watch over room has been dwelling up at the convey degree.

He mentioned the crow deaths hang been reported on 25 December from Jhalawar. Their samples hang been sent to the National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) in Bhopal and the chicken flu virus used to be detected.

So a ways, the deaths of 100 crows hang been reported from Jhalawar, 72 from Baran, 47 from Kota, 19 from Pali, seven from Jodhpur and 7 from Jaipur.

Division Secretary Arushi Malik mentioned the Centre’s pointers are being followed and an alert has been sounded in all districts.

“The distress is not alarming, however we are vigilant, making sure that this virus does not enter domestic animals. The pointers are being followed and tiresome animals are buried as per instructions,” Extra Director Bhawani Rathore mentioned.

Over 75 samples from various places hang been sent for making an are attempting out, he added.

Chief Wildlife Warden ML Meena mentioned the department has sounded an alert, and the sphere workers has been asked to be extra vigilant.

Avian influenza has been confirmed perfect in Jhalawar, however instructions hang been issued to trace every instance, in particular near water bodies, he mentioned.

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