Officers of the Karnataka Animal Husbandry ministry mentioned that they’ve been instructed to gather samples from locations the place birds migrate to and ship them for testing.
Up to date: Jan 06, 2021, 21:06 IST
The Karnataka authorities has ordered all of the districts bordering Kerala together with Mysuru, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada and Chamrajnagar to be on excessive alert following the outbreak of chicken flu (H5N8) there. Border checkpoints have been arrange in all these districts to stop contaminated birds together with poultry from being introduced in from the neighbouring state. Sanitisation measures have additionally been put in place.
Karnataka Animal Husbandry minister Prabhu Chavan has requested officers of his division to make sure that the Centre’s protocols concerning the matter are strictly adhered to. Mysuru DC Rohini Sindhuri mentioned that until now no experiences of chicken flu have come from wherever within the district. Final 12 months 1000’s of birds needed to be culled as a result of chicken flu within the district. There was no determination taken on closing the Mysuru Zoo briefly which additionally attracts a big migratory avian inhabitants, the DC added.
Officers of the Karnataka Animal Husbandry ministry mentioned that they’ve been instructed to gather samples from locations the place birds migrate to and ship them for testing. “We’re taking all precautionary measures although there have been no experiences of untamed birds having been contaminated until now. All the rules and protocols outlined by the Centre in its advisory are being strictly carried out,” an official of the ministry added.
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