Bird flu has been confirmed in crows in 13 districts of Madhya Pradesh. As of 9 January, about 1,100 crows and wild-sided deaths have been reported in 27 districts of the state.
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Animal Husbandry Department has confirmed the bird flu of crows in 13 districts of the state till 9 January. According to information received from the Animal Husbandry Department, bird flu has been confirmed in crows in Indore, Mandsaur, Agra, Neemuch, Dewas, Ujjain, Khandwa, Khargone, Shivpuri, Rajgarh, Shajapur, and Vidisha districts of Madhya Pradesh.
As of 9 January, about 1,100 crows and wild-sided deaths have been reported in 27 districts of the state. 32 samples from various districts have been sent to National High-Security Disease Research Lab Bhopal for testing. Necessary instructions have also been issued to avoid unnecessary suspicion among poultry farmers.
According to the instructions of the Central Government, a disease control campaign is going on in all the districts. The poultry market has been closed for 7 days in view of the precautionary measure after a bird flu virus was ingested in a sample of towel swab from shops in the Agra district. At the same time, the administration is taking action to protect the chickens and eggs.
The bird flu virus has not been detected in samples sent from the National High-Security Disease Research Lab Bhopal for testing from the districts of Sehore, Balaghat, Damoh, Ujjain, Betul, and Bhind.